February 01, 2023
China’s Panicked Reaction to Sri Lanka’s Invitation to the Dalai Lama
By Sudha Ramachandran
Its charge d’affaires in Colombo raced to Kandy to warn a top Buddhist monk of damage to bilateral relations if the Tibetan leader visited the island.
July 15, 2022
Dalai Lama Travels to Remote Ladakh Region Bordering China
By Associated Press
Indian and Chinese troops have been locked in a tense standoff along their disputed border in Ladakh since 2020.
July 13, 2021
Prime Minister Modi Plays the ‘Tibet Card’ Again
By Sudha Ramachandran
This may impress his fans at home. But will it frighten the Chinese?
March 10, 2021
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.
September 22, 2020
Lee Teng-hui’s Memorial Service Provides Catalyst for Diplomatic Outreach to Taiwan
By Shannon Tiezzi
In addition to a U.S. under secretary of state, a former Japanese prime minister was also in attendance.
August 13, 2020
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.
May 15, 2020
25 Years After ‘Disappearing’ Tibetan Panchen Lama, China Is No Nearer to Its Goal
By Sophie Richardson
In 1995, Chinese authorities took a 6-year-old Tibetan child, identified as the Panchen Lama reincarnate, from his home. He hasn’t been seen since.
March 20, 2019
Beijing: Dalai Lama’s Reincarnation Must Comply With Chinese Laws
By Charlotte Gao
Dalai Lama says it is possible that his successor might be found in India.
March 01, 2019
Has the ‘Free Tibet‘ Movement Fizzled Due to China’s Rise?
By Robert Farley
Tibetan separatists may see a new wave of enthusiasm amid great power competition.
August 07, 2018
A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
By Tim Robertson
Takster tells a story of modern China: lingering poverty, resurgent Han nationalism, and persecuted minorities.
May 09, 2018
On the Streets of the Dalai Lama’s Town
By Prabhat Singh, from StoriesAsia
Scenes from Mcleodganj, also known as “Little Lhasa,” the Dalai Lama's home-in-exile.
March 20, 2018
Tibet and India’s China Policy
By K.S. Venkatachalam
Is India sacrificing Tibet to improve a frosty relationship with China?