Tibetans Gather In India To Rethink China Strategy Hundreds of Tibetan exiles have convened in Dharamsala, India, to discuss a new China strategy. China has warned against any efforts at Tibetan independence. Earlier this month, the Dalai Lama acknowledged that talks with China to win greater autonomy had not been successful. It was a significant comment.
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Tibetans Gather In India To Rethink China Strategy

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Tibetans Gather In India To Rethink China Strategy

Tibetans Gather In India To Rethink China Strategy

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Hundreds of Tibetan exiles have convened in Dharamsala, India, to discuss a new China strategy. China has warned against any efforts at Tibetan independence. Earlier this month, the Dalai Lama acknowledged that talks with China to win greater autonomy had not been successful.

Robbie Barnett, a professor of modern Tibetan studies at Columbia University, tells Renee Montagne why that comment is significant.