Category Archives: Elsewhere on the Web
Why do Western countries always play the ‘Tibet card’?
5 June 2021
Tibet, a beautiful, mysterious place, has been a target of Western countries to stir up trouble for China. For the past 70 years, they have been wearing rose-tinted lens when looking at this sacred land. ...
Newly-elected Tibetan ‘government-in-exile’ will not change its ‘independence’ stance, internal conflicts exposed: observers
16 May 2021 | Shan Jie
The so-called Tibetan "government-in-exile" has announced its "new political leader," but the new "government" will not change its essence of seeking for "Tibet independence", observers in China have said, noting that the election result ...
Tibet’s Hail Mary pass: Lobsang Sangay’s risky White House visit
29 November 2020 | Allen Carlson
This past weekend’s visit to the White House by Lobsang Sangay, head of the Tibetan government in exile (as President of the Central Tibetan Administration), will be viewed by many as an American act of courage and a win for Tibet. ...
Exiled Tibetans in India’s ‘special force’ are only ‘cannon fodder’
6 September 2020 | Zhang Hui
While for India, colluding with the exiled Tibetan and playing the Tibet card is only shooting its own foot, as China's economic power and military strength are much greater than India's, analysts said. ...
Should China fear India’s new Rafale fighters?
2 August 2020 | Michael Peck
In the wake of border clashes between India and China, the Indian Air Force has received powerful reinforcements. Five French-made Rafale fighters have arrived in India, the first of 36 jets that will boost Indian airpower. ...
If China Invades, Taiwan Could Target Shanghai And Beijing With Cruise Missiles
18 July 2020 | David Axe
If Beijing pulls the trigger and sends its forces streaming across the Taiwan Strait, the war could end quickly. Chinese rockets could pummel Taiwanese forces into submission, clearing the way for tens of thousands of Chinese marines. ...
Why the Indian media’s leading Ladakh expert doesn’t live up to the billing
4 July 2020 | Kaveri Gill
Phunchok Stobdan, a former diplomat and author, has consistently disregarded historical and contemporary facts while holding forth on the ‘Buddhist Himalayas’. ...
Is Nepal going the Tibet way?
23 June 2020 | Major General Mrinal Suman
Freedom once lost is extremely difficult to regain, especially from a ruthless tyrant like China. It may be the last opportunity for the people of Nepal to pull their country back from the abyss. ...
‘China Doesn’t See Us as Friends’: Patel’s Letter to Nehru in 1950
29 May 2020
These are some of the questions which occur to my mind. It is possible that a consideration of these matters may lead us into wider questions of our relationship with China, Russia, America, Britain and Burma. ...
Can McMahon Line dispute be resolved?
19 November 2019 | Pradip Phanjoubam
More than a century after the McMahon Line was drawn at the tripartite Simla Convention of 1913-1914 between British India, Tibet and China, uncertainty over the Indo-China boundary in the Northeast remains a festering sore. ...