December 04, 2017
A Closer Look at Obama’s Trip to China
By Charlotte Gao
Former U.S. President Barack Obama just concluded a trip to China as well as to India and France.
October 10, 2017
Political Struggles at Home Shape Beijing’s Meddling Abroad
By Sarah Cook
Authoritarian rule in China poses a growing threat to democracy elsewhere.
July 29, 2017
12 Regions of China: The Tibetan Plateau
By John Lee
The “roof of the world” spans not only the Tibetan Autonomous Region but parts of Qinghai, Sichuan, and Yunnan.
June 10, 2017
Did the US Just Abandon Tibet?
By Pradeep Nair and Sandeep Sharma
A brief history of U.S. Tibet policy -- and how Trump just turned everything upside down.
May 11, 2017
‘Skeleton God’: Exorcising Demons in Tibet
By Jonathan DeHart
Mysterious murders, corruption, and the ghosts of history haunt the fictional Tibetan town of Yangkar.
May 09, 2017
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism
By M. A. Aldrich
The strange story of a 17th century feud and its relevance for Tibetan geopolitics today.
April 21, 2017
After Dalai Lama's Visit, China Releases Standardized Names in Area Disputed With India
By Ankit Panda
Beijing reacts to the Dalai Lama's movements within India.
April 17, 2017
The Dalai Lama's Tawang Visit: The Aftermath
By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Perhaps this is New Delhi’s way of holding its own against China.
April 04, 2017
Why China Is Fuming Over the Dalai Lama's Visit to Tawang
By K.S. Venkatachalam
A border dispute with India plus Beijing's sensitivity toward the Dalai Lama's actions are a potent combination.
February 24, 2017
The Golden Urn: Buddhist Lamas and Chinese State Control
By M.A. Aldrich
The historical roots and modern-day ramifications of Chinese government attempts to control Vajrayana Buddhism.
January 19, 2017
Does Tibet's New Governor Signal Change?
By Tshering Chonzom Bhutia
Meet Tibet's new governor, and the other figures shaping China's Tibet policy.