Day: June 28, 2009

Dalai Lama in Paris; A Commentary on Elections and Propaganda

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Sino-French Relations / Sino-German Relations / U.S.-China Relations

Nearly three weeks has passed since the Dalai Lama stopped in the Paris city mayor’s office for a brief ceremony and photo opportunity, but his visit remains worth commenting upon, since the “incident” was widely discussed in China and fed into several important streams of discourse on Sino-French and Sino-Western relations. Timing of the Visit First, although the CCP press noted that the Dalai Lama was attempting to maximize his visibility while visiting Paris in […]