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‘Skeleton God’: Exorcising Demons in Tibet
May 11, 2017
‘Skeleton God’: Exorcising Demons in Tibet
Mysterious murders, corruption, and the ghosts of history haunt the fictional Tibetan town of Yangkar.
‘Skeleton God’: Exorcising Demons in Tibet
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
May 09, 2017
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
The strange story of a 17th century feud and its relevance for Tibetan geopolitics today.
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
After Dalai Lama's Visit, China Releases Standardized Names in Area Disputed With India
April 21, 2017
After Dalai Lama's Visit, China Releases Standardized Names in Area Disputed With India
Beijing reacts to the Dalai Lama's movements within India.
After Dalai Lama's Visit, China Releases Standardized Names in Area Disputed With India
The Dalai Lama's Tawang Visit: The Aftermath
April 17, 2017
The Dalai Lama's Tawang Visit: The Aftermath
Perhaps this is New Delhi’s way of holding its own against China.
The Dalai Lama's Tawang Visit: The Aftermath
Why China Is Fuming Over the Dalai Lama's Visit to Tawang
April 04, 2017
Why China Is Fuming Over the Dalai Lama's Visit to Tawang
A border dispute with India plus Beijing's sensitivity toward the Dalai Lama's actions are a potent combination.
Why China Is Fuming Over the Dalai Lama's Visit to Tawang
The Golden Urn: Buddhist Lamas and Chinese State Control
February 24, 2017
The Golden Urn: Buddhist Lamas and Chinese State Control
The historical roots and modern-day ramifications of Chinese government attempts to control Vajrayana Buddhism.
The Golden Urn: Buddhist Lamas and Chinese State Control
Does Tibet's New Governor Signal Change?
January 19, 2017
Does Tibet's New Governor Signal Change?
Meet Tibet's new governor, and the other figures shaping China's Tibet policy.
Does Tibet's New Governor Signal Change?
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
December 03, 2016
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
Buddhism in Mongolia has always had a strong connection to geopolitics.
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
China Freezes Bilateral Diplomacy With Mongolia Over Dalai Lama Visit
November 27, 2016
China Freezes Bilateral Diplomacy With Mongolia Over Dalai Lama Visit
The Dalai Lama's visit to Mongolia results in predictable Chinese backlash.
China Freezes Bilateral Diplomacy With Mongolia Over Dalai Lama Visit
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
November 11, 2016
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
The Diplomat spoke to filmmaker Tenzing Sonam, a Tibetan in exile, about the Dharamshala International Film Festival
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
Border Pressure: The Dalai Lama Will Visit Arunachal Pradesh
November 04, 2016
Border Pressure: The Dalai Lama Will Visit Arunachal Pradesh
Will the Tibetan leader's visit to Arunachal Pradesh escalate border tensions between India and China?
Border Pressure: The Dalai Lama Will Visit Arunachal Pradesh
A State Within a State: Tibetans in Nepal
July 22, 2016
A State Within a State: Tibetans in Nepal
Across the border from their homeland, Tibetans have created a self-sufficient community but remain officially stateless.
A State Within a State: Tibetans in Nepal
A Chinese Cab Driver and the Sino-Tibetan Problem
June 30, 2016
A Chinese Cab Driver and the Sino-Tibetan Problem
A brief conversation illuminates how public opinion is shaped by (and diverges from) official Chinese narratives.
A Chinese Cab Driver and the Sino-Tibetan Problem
Tibet's 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China
June 14, 2016
Tibet's 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China
The Tibetan Buddhist leader on climate change, his future leadership role, and Tibetan issues.
Tibet's 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China
Tibet, Taiwan and China – A Complex Nexus
November 24, 2015
Tibet, Taiwan and China – A Complex Nexus
Recent developments in cross-strait relations raise interesting questions for Tibet’s leadership in exile.
Tibet, Taiwan and China – A Complex Nexus
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