Category Archives: Tibet

China Takes a Chain Saw to a Center of Tibetan Buddhism – By Edward Wong – The New York Times

“LARUNG GAR, China — Atop a hill, a growling chain saw drowned out loudspeakers broadcasting a lama’s chants from a nearby temple.The chain saw, wielded by workers demolishing a row of homes, signaled the imminent end of thousands of hand-built … Continue reading

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China plans to damn all the great rivers of Tibet. Neighbors cry.

Important piece by Michael Buckley, NYT. The U.S. should study these issues from the perspective of China’s neighbors downstream. The most popular comment to date: Michael Zhanjiang, PRC      “The water wars of the 21st century are just beginning … Continue reading

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