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    China demands Obama cancel Dalai Lama meeting

    “The Dalai Lama is a political exile who has long been engaged in anti-China separatist activities under the cloak of religion,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hua Chunying said in a statement Friday. “By arranging a meeting between the President and the Dalai Lama, the U.S. side will grossly interfere in the internal affairs of China, seriously violate norms governing international relations and severely impair China-U.S. relations
    Chinese frothing - de rigueur noises that follow His Holiness around the world.

    “The United States supports the Dalai Lama’s ‘middle way’ approach of neither assimilation nor independence for Tibetans in China,” she said.
    “We will continue to urge the Chinese government to resume dialogue with the Dalai Lama or his representatives, without preconditions, as a means to reduce tensions
    Dalai Lama has always recognized Tibet as part of China, but autonomous, with a separate culture and identity.

    "middle way is a Buddist term balancing between asceticism and sensory pleasure overloading

    China is crazed about wiping out all vestige of anything Buddhist - I suppose seeing it as a threat to their hegemony minds.

    China demands Obama cancel Dalai Lama meeting - The Washington Post
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    Re: China demands Obama cancel Dalai Lama meeting

    I think Obama should just have meeting of Chinese dissidents, see how China reacts.

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    Re: China demands Obama cancel Dalai Lama meeting

    Will there be "consequences" if he goes ahead and meets anyway? Has china drawn a red line in the sand? Stay tuned, folks, this could get interesting .
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    Re: China demands Obama cancel Dalai Lama meeting

    Screw China. What are they going to do about it?

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    Re: China demands Obama cancel Dalai Lama meeting

    Quote Originally Posted by annata View Post
    Chinese frothing - de rigueur noises that follow His Holiness around the world.



    Dalai Lama has always recognized Tibet as part of China, but autonomous, with a separate culture and identity.

    "middle way is a Buddist term balancing between asceticism and sensory pleasure overloading

    China is crazed about wiping out all vestige of anything Buddhist - I suppose seeing it as a threat to their hegemony minds.

    China demands Obama cancel Dalai Lama meeting - The Washington Post
    Oh those Chinese! There just scared of a revolt or revolution. Sort of like Assad. Those things are dangerous for the leadership. Putin has the same qualms.

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    Re: China demands Obama cancel Dalai Lama meeting

    China can go cry on Russia's shoulder.
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    Re: China demands Obama cancel Dalai Lama meeting

    And people say Obama's no hawk.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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