The China-Tibet Struggle

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The China-Tibet Struggle
One major problem that Americans, both in the government and outside it, have with foreign nations is that we seldom understand the problems other cultures have in discerning their rights, their needs and their determination to persevere. Perhaps nowhere is this more obvious than in the lack of interest most Americans have in the problems in Tibet, where Tibetans are seriously at risk losing their national and ethnic identity to the pressures forced on them by Communist China. To China, the solution is simple: Tibet belongs, historically, to China and therefore must be re-absorbed into that nation. Tibetans see their struggle as that of a godless people devaluing the Dalai Lama (long exiled) and his belief which...
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