China’s Border Claims

The United States Congress has passed a Tibet Policy and Support Act that says the choice of the next Dalai Lama is the prerogative only of Tibetans. In addition, any attempt by the Chinese to interfere in the Dalai Lama’s succession would result in sanctions against that country. Lobsang Sangay, the Prime Minister of the Tibetan-government-inexile has already made his first visit to Washington D.C. It is almost certain that China will not sit quiet on the American action. But then controversy is the spice of politics. It is likely…