posted on Oct, 16 2007 @ 05:35 AM
This is controversial to the Chinese, and what the purpose of Bush meeting Dalai Lama, except for creating that controvercy, is hard to see. Maybe he
hopes to win the heart of some peace loving Buddhist in the light of the monk demonstrations in Burma.
However Tibet's Communist Party lambasts the exiled spiritual leader for trying to "split the motherland". Is it a US recognision of Tibet's struggle
"We are furious," Party Secretary of Tibet, Zhang Qingli said. Concerning the honour of the medal, he said:
"If the Dalai Lama can receive such an award, there must be no justice or good people in the world."
Kind of flawed logic here, I think.
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