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.
How China Reinvented an Ancient Kingdom to Advance Its Claims in the Himalayas
By Victoria Jones
The lack of knowledge and certainty surrounding Zhangzhung makes it ripe for exploitation and distortion, a revisionist’s dream.
US Policy on Tibet Has Lost its Way. We Want to Change That.
By Jim McGovern and Michael T. McCaul
For years, Chinese officials have attempted to rewrite history. Now 2 Congressmen say the U.S. should push back on the CCP’s distortion of history rather than abetting it.
Could Russia’s Buddhist Republics Complicate Relations With China?
By James Utley and Jade McGlynn
Religious diplomacy might be a sophisticated Kremlin foreign policy tactic, but it will never trump basic Russian foreign policy needs.
New President of the Tibetan Exile Government Hopes to Resume Talks With China
By Ashwini Bhatia
Beijing should adopt a “middle way approach" that gives Tibetans autonomy, Penpa Tsering says.
Is the Term ‘South Asia’ Correct?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
When should we use the word “India,” and when should we use “South Asia”?
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?
Where Does the US Debate on China Policy Stand in Mid-2020?
By Robert Farley
There are many strains of American thinking about China today.
History of Tibet-Ladakh Relations and Their Modern Implications
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
History casts a long shadow in the Himalayas.
China Says Boy Picked by Dalai Lama Now a College Graduate
By Associated Press
Gedhun Choekyi Nyima went missing at age 6, among with his family, shortly after being named the 11th Panchen Lama in 1995.
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.
Will India’s Hindu Nationalists Play the ‘Tibet Card’ Against China?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Or will the Tibet card remain buried in the deck?