Jamyang Norbu

Tibet watchers know him as one of the most incisive and prolific commentators on the political scene, a writer with strong opinions but also the wide reading and intellectual depth to back them up, sometimes fiercely. — International Herald Tribune Jamyang Norbu is the author of The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes which won the Crossword …

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Tibet’s Next Incarnation?

By combining the power of the head of government and the head of state, as it appears to have happened in the case of the “Sikyong”, there has been a profound and fundamental change in the Tibetan political system — with no real discussion of the issue.

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It’s not the economy, stupid!

In spite of the unmistakable political message from Lhasa, there were attempts in the Western media to interpret the protests largely in economic terms – Tibetan dissatisfaction growing from the absence of economic opportunities.

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Grab that Torch!

In Beijing’s case one important reason for hosting the Olympics is, without doubt, to rehabilitate its image; to reprogram people’s memories about the past.

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Don’t Stop the Revolution!

Dharamshala’s hope, of course, is that if the crisis is stopped it could go back trying to negotiate with Beijing. In spite of all that has happened in Tibet our leaders completely fail to see that this will never happen.

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The Jewel in the Ballot Box: Electing a New Dalai Lama

It is vital that we have a strong and unquestionably genuine democratic government that can unite all Tibetans to face and overcome such attacks on their religion and sacred institutions and ensure that the 15th Dalai Lama returns safely to his own people.

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The Forgotten Anniversary

This piece was written to remind Tibetans of the forgotten anniversary of our national revolution. All Tibetans need to be reminded of this, especially those who made it into exile.

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Silent Struggle

A short biography of Lhamo Tsering, Tibetan resistance leader, chief liaison officer between the CIA and the rebel forces, and Minister for Security at CTA.

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Made in China

Review of book Buying the Dragon’s Teeth by Jamyang Norbu

Review of Jamyang Norbu’s ‘Buying the Dragon’s Teeth’ by Dr. Warren Smith: It is characterized by his usual superb writing style and should be read for its analysis of China’s human rights abuse alone.

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After the Dalai Lama

With so much energy and spirit, perhaps the Dalai Lama can begin to accomplish in life what many fear can happen only after his death.

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