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2018/10/08 | Asia Dialogue
ANALYSIS: The CCP's 10-Year Policy to Control Tibetan Buddhism
A concerted attempt by the Communist Party to control Tibetan Buddhism is inching closer to fruition.
2017/07/07 | Jichang Lulu
Using Religion Against Itself: State-Managed Buddhism and Chinese-Mongolian Relations
Tibetan Buddhist soft power will likely continue to evolve as a tool of Chinese policy towards Mongolia, Russia, the Himalayas, the Tibetan diaspora, Western Buddhists and international Buddhist organizations.
2017/04/05 | Jabin T. Jacob
When Religion and Politics Mix: The Dalai Lama and India–China Relations
The Dalai Lama is slated to visit Tawang from April 5-7, which raises a loud protest in Beijing. The visit presages a fresh round of tensions in the India–China relationship.
2017/03/22 | Jichang Lulu
Thinking Outside the Urn: China and the Reincarnation of Mongolia’s Highest Lama
A Mongolian, but China-friendly, Jebtsundamba without Dharamsala ties is probably the most ambitious goal China can attain.
2017/02/24 | Jichang Lulu
The Costs of Normalization: Norway and Mongolia Respond to Chinese Sanctions
Analysis shows that Mongolia conceded less than Norway when the pair attempted to 'normalize' ties with China. However, the two nations' different response still benefits China's 'core interests' as an authoritarian power.