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The Great Game for the Future of Tibetan Buddhism
August 20, 2018
The Great Game for the Future of Tibetan Buddhism
India, China, and the case of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa.
The Great Game for the Future of Tibetan Buddhism
The Dark Side of the China Dream: Erasing Ethnic Identity
August 17, 2018
The Dark Side of the China Dream: Erasing Ethnic Identity
The CCP wants to forge a strong nation by ruthlessly eliminating differences of culture, religion and ethnicity.
The Dark Side of the China Dream: Erasing Ethnic Identity
A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
August 07, 2018
A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
Takster tells a story of modern China: lingering poverty, resurgent Han nationalism, and persecuted minorities.
A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
Is China Hiding Information About Tibet's Jokhang Temple Fire?
February 22, 2018
Is China Hiding Information About Tibet's Jokhang Temple Fire?
China’s state media says that all cultural relics and the main building in Lhasa are intact, but many Tibetans doubt it.
Is China Hiding Information About Tibet's Jokhang Temple Fire?
A Secret Visit and Sino-Tibetan Dialogue
December 19, 2017
A Secret Visit and Sino-Tibetan Dialogue
Issues to consider while waiting for the Sino-Tibetan ‘Godot’.
A Secret Visit and Sino-Tibetan Dialogue
President Trump: Support Religious Freedom in China
November 01, 2017
President Trump: Support Religious Freedom in China
During his visit to China, Trump should demand the release of the Panchen Lama and Gulmira Imin.
President Trump: Support Religious Freedom in China
Why Is China's Government 'Demolishing' a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery?
August 04, 2017
Why Is China's Government 'Demolishing' a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery?
The Chinese government claims that Larung Gar suffers from overcrowding, fire hazards, and lack of infrastructure.
Why Is China's Government 'Demolishing' a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery?
China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
August 03, 2017
China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
China is demolishing homes and evicting thousands from Larung Gar, the world's largest Tibetan Buddhist institution.
China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
‘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  
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
April 20, 2017
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
Will the Dalai Lama reincarnate in Tawang?
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
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
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?
Tibet and China’s 'Belt and Road'
August 30, 2016
Tibet and China’s 'Belt and Road'
Will Tibet become China's bridge to South Asia under the Belt and Road Initiative?
Tibet and China’s 'Belt and Road'
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
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