His Admonishment to Republicans on Bullying Was Poignant.
China wrongly believes it can maintain control by manipulating the succession to the Dalai Lama’s post.
Unless there is a change in the fundamental nature of the Chinese dictatorship, Tibet will quite certainly languish in its current state.
You have to be really hard-bitten not to be taken with the Dalai Lama’s charm. He came across in our meeting as so pleasant and friendly—complete with a robust sense of humor—that I was disarmed.