Category Archives: Opinions
India’s Modi and China’s Xi: frenemies, or just plain enemies?
30 May 2014 | Michael Schuman
With two nationalists in power, relations between the world's two most populous nations — India and China — could turn even frostier. ...
Panchsheel: Diplomatic gimmick or strategic surrender?
16 May 2014 | Lobsang Yeshi
Panchsheel and other appeasements have seriously failed to build a genuine friendly neighbourhood with China. It is imperative that the coming Indian Government make it a key priority. ...
India voting rights: a watershed moment for Tibetans
7 May 2014 | Lobsang Wangyal
Would losing RC affect a Tibetan's refugee status in other countries? How much closer to a passport are Tibetans who have voting rights? ...
After Crimea, China’s trip down memory lane worries its neighbours
6 May 2014 | Johannes Nugroho
The recent annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula by Russia will affect the way territorial disputes are handled throughout the globe. ...
Nothing to celebrate about 60 years of Nehruvian folly
30 April 2014 | Claude Arpi
The time has come to look into the history of the troubled years that led to the Panchsheel Agreement, and see what went wrong. ...
1962 – The view from Beijing
8 April 2014 | Shyam Saran
The debate has been reignited over why India suffered a humiliating defeat in the 1962 Sino-Indian War, and whether lessons have been learnt even now. ...
A slave mindset
2 April 2014 | Vijay Kranti
Finding virtues in a dead enemy may be a great virtue in Buddhism, but is national hari-kiri in the struggle of nation striving for freedom and justice. ...
The debacle of Tibet’s salvation
30 March 2014 | Londen Phuntsok
The consciousness of the world must be re-instilled, and Tibet must be free from this debacle of salvation. ...
How Britain, Tibet and China actually chalked out claim lines at the 1914 Simla conference
28 March 2014 | Joe Thomas Karackattu
This week marks the centenary of a key attempt at defining and delimiting the India-China boundary in the eastern sector. The "McMahon Line" was born on 24 March 1914. ...
Chinese grip on Tibet and Buddhists
22 March 2014 | Jayadeva Ranade
The CCP leadership under Xi Jinping continues to accord priority to the "Tibet issue" and exercise authority in Tibetan Buddhist affairs. ...