Tuesday, March 25, 2008

How To Resolve the Tibet Crisis (Eric Margolis)

Eric Margolis says the Chinese should listen to the proposal of the Dalai Lama to end the conflict in Tibet:

The current Tibetan rebellion against Chinese rule has captured world attention and sympathy. Protests from Katmandu to New York have ensured it stays on TV screens almost everywhere – except China, of course.

China’s government, which has been preparing a massive, carefully orchestrated Olympic summer extravaganza in Beijing, has been deeply embarrassed and lost a great deal of face. The latest Tibetan "intifada" erupted just after China’s party congress was celebrating the nation’s economic upsurge and orderly development.

Who is right about Tibet?

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