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Analyzing China’s Tibet ‘liberation’ ceremony

Aug. 22 (NRY Book Review/by Robert Barnett): Everyone can understand why China is proud of improving Tibetan infrastructure and wants to maintain its rule over Tibet, but it is not clear why its leaders, or even ordinary Chinese, expect forcing Tibetans to stage rituals of mass gratitude to Xi Jinping and the Chinese government not to fuel resentment.

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Note: The writer is Director of the Modern Tibetan Studies Program at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University