China’s Increased Attention to Tibet’s Borders With India
By Apa Lhamo
The Chinese and local government have stepped up plans to settle, develop, and securitize the TAR's disputed border with India.
Nomads, Mountains, and Militarization in the Tibetan Plateau
By Scott Ezell
The eastern Tibetan plateau, once largely untouched by industrial development, has been overtaken by dams, mining, and security forces.
For Tibetans, Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine Sparks Bitter Memories
By Yeshi Dorje
Mao’s unprovoked invasion of Tibet in 1949-50 also relied on a heavily distorted historical narrative designed to confuse Chinese citizens and the world.
5G and the Contested China-India Border
By Tenzin Dalha
China’s rapid 5G build-up has come to Tibet. That will have security implications for India.
Why the Chinese Communist Party Sees Tibetan Monks as ‘Troublemakers’
By Apa Lhamo
The CCP’s strategy for consolidating control over Tibet centers on “sinicizing” Tibetan Buddhism.
The Underlying Politics of Poverty Alleviation in Tibet
By Palden Sonam
Trainings and relocations of Tibetan nomads and farmers are aimed more at political stability than poverty alleviation.
Amid US-China Tensions, Tibetans Seize the Moment
By Kevin Holden
A Tibetan leader presses the U.S. to punish China for crimes against humanity.
US Appoints New Special Coordinator for Tibetan Affairs
By Abhijnan Rej
Beyond tokenism, the concurrent appointment of Robert Destro to the position does not signify much.
Trouble on China’s Periphery: The Stability-Instability Paradox
By David Skidmore
Today's Chinese nationalism is built on CCP loyalty and Han culture and identity – and thus leaves out a large number of China’s people.
The Tangled History of the ‘Tibet Card’
By Ben Hales
It is impossible to understand the transformation of a population into a political “card” without understanding Tibet’s early 20th century.
Is India Ready to Play the ‘Tibet Card’ in Its Battle With China?
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Talk of a “Tibet card” in India’s hands is not new, but is New Delhi likely to play it?
China’s Hidden Crackdown in Tibet
By Kate Saunders
The Chinese state has used the coronavirus pandemic to deepen its advance into the private and devotional lives of Tibetans.