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FBI Director’s threat assessment demands US-Tibet Direct Dialogue

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FBI Director’s threat assessment demands US–Tibet Direct Dialogue

In FBI Director Christopher Wray’s evaluation, China is ‘most significant’ threat to US. In my analysis, the threat posed by Communist China requires an immediate response. On behalf of Living Tibetan Spirits, I recommend US-Tibet Direct Dialogue to confront threats arising from spread of Communism to mainland China. It must be said, Tibetans understand China’s deception better than any other people in our world.

Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada

SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE

FBI Director Chris Wray says China is ‘most significant’ threat to US – Business Insider

Clipped from: http://www.businessinsider.com/fbi-director-says-china-is-the-broadest-most-significant-threat-to-the-us-2018-7

FBI Director Christopher Wray at the Aspen Security Forum. Screenshot/Aspen Security Forum

Amid rampant discussion about Russian election interference and espionage, FBI Director Christopher Wray has deemed China the largest, most concerning threat to the US.

Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum on Wednesday, Wray was asked whether he saw China as an adversary and, if so, to what level.

“I think China, from a counterintelligence perspective, in many ways represents the broadest, most challenging, most significant threat we face as a country,” Wray answered.

“And I say that because for them it is a whole of state effort. It is economic espionage as well as traditional espionage; it is nontraditional collectors as well as traditional intelligence operatives; it’s human sources as well as cyber means.

“We have economic-espionage investigations in every state, all 50 states, that trace back to China. It covers everything from corn seeds in Iowa to wind turbines in Massachusetts and everything in between. So the volume of it, the pervasiveness of it, the significance of it, is something I think this country cannot underestimate.”

The comments follow a 2017 report by the US trade representative that accused China of “trade secret theft, rampant online piracy and counterfeiting, and high levels of physical pirated and counterfeit exports.” The report found intellectual-property theft by China was costing the US up to $600 billion annually.

It seems a far more strategic and wide-ranging effort than Russia’s ongoing interference efforts, which dominated headlines in the US this week amid President Donald Trump’s widely panned summit with President Vladimir Putin.

Wray said Russia needed to be dealt with “aggressively,” but he seemed far more concerned with what he called China’s efforts to position itself as “the sole dominant superpower, the sole dominant economic power.”

“They’re trying to replace the US in that role, and so theirs is a long-term game that’s focused on just about every industry, every quarter of society in many ways,” Wray said. “It involves academia, it involves research and development, it involves everything from agriculture to high-tech. And so theirs is a more pervasive, broader approach but in many ways more of a long-term threat to the country.”

This isn’t the first time China’s patience and willingness to play the long game have been described as reasons its interference campaigns are more successful than those of Russia.

John Garnaut. Screenshot

Earlier this year, John Garnaut, who led a secret government inquiry into China’s political influence in Australia, told the US House Armed Services Committee that Russia preferred “focused, sharp strikes,” while Beijing’s actions were more incremental.

“Unlike Russia, which seems to be as much for a good time rather than a long time, the Chinese are strategic, patient, and they set down foundations of organizations and very consistent narratives over a long period of time,” Garnaut told the committee.

Garnaut’s report found China had attempted to influence politics at all levels in Australia. The Australian government has since introduced new foreign-interference laws— much to Beijing’s ire — and the issue is frequently discussed and debated in the public sphere.

It’s this widespread shift toward a consensus on China’s influence and interference attempts that Wray described as “one of the bright spots” since he became FBI director just over 10 months ago.

“It’s one of the few things I’ve seen that, in a country where it feels like some people can’t even agree on what day of the week it is, on this I think people are starting to come together,” Wray said.

“I see it in the interagency, I see it up on the Hill when I’m talking to the intelligence committees across the spectrum. I think people are starting to wake up and rub the cobwebs, or sleep, out of their eyes. And my hope is we’re in a moment where we can pivot and start to take this much more seriously.”



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THE TIBET QUESTION – UNITY OF TIBETAN TERRITORY

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THE TIBET QUESTION – UNITY OF TIBETAN TERRITORY

The Tibet Question – Unity of Tibetan Territory is Most Important.

Living Tibetan Spirits demand Unity of entire Tibetan territory as the first step to resolve problem called ‘The Tibet Question’. During 1974, Special Frontier Force dispatched me to visit Bylakuppe and I spent over four weeks of time speaking to Tibetan children. Tibetans fully understand the boundaries of Tibet and there must be no compromise on this issue.

Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada

SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE

UNITY OF THREE PROVINCES OF TIBET IS MOST IMPORTANT: HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA IN BYLAKUPPE

Clipped from: http://tibet.net/2017/12/unity-of-three-provinces-of-tibet-is-most-important-his-holiness-the-dalai-lama-in-bylakuppe/

The Tibet Question – Unity of Tibetan Territory is Most Important.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama addressing recently arrived Tibetan pilgrims from Tibet and Tibetan teachers gathered for a workshop on Secular Ethics in the Sera Lachi Assembly Hall in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India on 22 December 2017. Photo/Tenzin Phende/DIIR

Bylakuppe: His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave an audience to new arrivals from Tibet and  a group of Tibetan teachers gathered for Secular ethics workshop on Friday morning.

“Tibetans in Tibet are the real masters of the country. Despite facing immense hardship, you have kept your spirits up. In 1959, the whole of Tibet was thrown into turmoil. There is a story that after the bombardment of Lhasa, Mao Zedong asked what happened to the Dalai Lama. When he heard that I had escaped to India, he is said to have replied, ‘Then we’ve lost.'”

“The Chinese authorities thought the issue of Tibet would simply fade away, but even after 58 years it hasn’t. In 1959, many countries had no idea about Tibet; they do now,” His Holiness said, urging them to uphold the spirit.

“What is important,” he said, “is that all three provinces of Tibet remain united, standing together in solidarity,” His Holiness told the gathering.

“Tibetans should pride themselves of its thousand millennium old cultural heritage, rooted in the profound Nalanda teachings.”

The Tibet Question – Unity of Tibetan Territory is Most Important.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama and President Dr Lobsang Sangay, Central Tibetan Administration arrives at the Sera Lachi Assembly hall to meet the Tibetan pilgrims from Tibet and participants of the workshop on Secular ethics. Photo/Tenzin Phende/DIIR

“We started appealing to the UN late 1959, but, as Pandit Nehru advised me, the USA will not go to war with China over Tibet. We concluded that eventually we would have to deal with the Chinese government. Until now the Chinese policy has been to denigrate the Tibetan people and their culture, nevertheless we remain hopeful of being able to preserve our culture and values within the People’s Republic of China” he added.

His Holiness emphasized “Tibetan language is the key to hold Tibetan alive and unity. Nothing can exterminate Tibetan language which started more than 1000 years ago.”

His Holiness briefly explained about Middle way approach and its appreciation from Chinese intellects.

The Tibet Question – Unity of Tibetan Territory is Most Important.

President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr Lobsang Sangay addressing recently arrived Tibetan pilgrims from Tibet and Tibetan teachers gathered for a workshop on Secular Ethics in the Sera Lachi Assembly Hall in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India on 22 December 2017. Photo/Tenzin Phende/DIIR

President Dr Lobsang Sangay, Central Tibetan Administration also addressed the new arrivals and the participants of the workshop on Secular ethics.

In his talk, he emphasized that Middle Way is best approach to have win-win situation and expressed hope for positive changes to take place within China. “The present situation inside Tibet is indeed sad and unfortunate, but I am hopeful that in time, changes will take place within China.”

“We are seeking genuine autonomy for Tibet through non-violence and Chinese government can’t say no to this as it does not contradict China’s sovereignty and One China Policy,” he said.

Enumerating the practicality of Middle Way Approach, under the prevailing situation inside Tibet and exile, Dr Sangay highlighted the widespread support and appreciation expressed by world leaders for the policy envisioned by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

The Tibet Question – Unity of Tibetan Territory is Most Important.

President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr Lobsang Sangay addressing recently arrived Tibetan pilgrims from Tibet and Tibetan teachers gathered for a workshop on Secular Ethics in the Sera Lachi Assembly Hall in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India on 22 December 2017. Photo/Tenzin Phende/DIIR

He further said, “Tibetan in exile practice full democracy rather than Chinese communist party of holding power by few people. Many of high-level authorities are mostly Chinese. So we seek to genuine autonomy, which is within framework of Peoples Republic of China’s constitution.”

President Dr Sangay urged people to invest in education rather than wasting money on luxury. “Since 2011, Kashag has given top priority to education and will continue to do so.”

Towards the end, he urged for the Tibetans to stay united. “Keeping differences aside, if we all work together, the dreams and the aspirations of the Tibetan people in Tibet and in exile will be fulfilled,” the President said.

filed by Correspondent Tenzin Phende-

The Tibet Question – Unity of Tibetan Territory is Most Important.

Tibetan teachers gathered for a workshop on Secular Ethics listening to His Holiness the Dalai Lama during their meeting at Sera Lachi Assembly Hall in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India on December 22, 2017. Photo/Tenzin Phende/DIIR

The Tibet Question – Unity of Tibetan Territory is Most Important.

 

MONDAY, MAY 28, 2018 – UNKNOWN SOLDIER OF AMERICA PAYS TRIBUTE TO FALLEN FREEDOM FIGHTERS OF SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE

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On Monday, May 28, 2018, Memorial Day, Living Tibetan Spirits pay tribute to fallen freedom fighters of Special Frontier Force. I trained at Special Frontier Force with US patronage to fight war in occupied Tibet to secure Freedom. This war qualifies me as ‘Unknown Soldier of America’ for the war serves to defend America from Enemy. While training for this US sponsored military mission, freedom fighters of Special Frontier Force gave their precious lives. Their mortal remains lie buried in unmarked graves in Chittagong Hill Tracts with none to pay respects with flowers.

Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada

SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE

PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP PROCLAIMS MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 28, 2018, AS A DAY OF PRAYER FOR PERMANENT PEACE

Monday, May 28, 2018, Memorial Day – Unknown Soldier of America pays tribute to fallen freedom fighters of Special Frontier Force.

Clipped from: https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/president-donald-j-trump-proclaims-memorial-day-may-28-2018-day-prayer-permanent-peace/

Monday, May 28, 2018, Memorial Day – Unknown Soldier of America pays tribute to fallen freedom fighters of Special Frontier Force.

SENIOR ALIEN IN US GULAG VS SENIOR IN OCCUPIED TIBET

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SENIOR ALIEN IN US GULAG VS SENIOR IN OCCUPIED TIBET

Senior Alien in US Gulag vs Senior in Occupied Tibet

Living Tibetan Spirits admit with due honesty that Senior in Occupied Tibet is living a better life compared to Septuagenarian Senior Alien who lives his miserable life in US Gulag without hope for receiving monthly retirement benefits during concluding years of his life’s journey. When you behold the man, his condition is self-evident.

Senior Alien in US Gulag vs Senior in Occupied Tibet.

Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada

SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE

HAPPY LIFE OF A SENIOR IN ALI PREFECTURE OF TIBET – XINHUA – ENGLISH.NEWS.CN

Clipped from: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-05/18/c_137189053.htm

Senior Alien in US Gulag vs Senior in Occupied Tibet

A two-story house in Dianjiao Village, Zhaxigang Town of Ga’er County, Ali Prefecture in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhuanet/Xue Zhen)

BEIJING, May 18 (Xinhuanet) — A two-story house equipped with all kinds of household appliances is where Cama Ciren, a 72-year-old Tibetan and his wife live.

This is Dianjiao village, where they have lived for 34 years, in Zhaxigang Town of Ga’er County, Ali Prefecture in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.

“The village was actually isolated from the outside world in the 1980s and 1990s. There were only two or three households,” he recalled.

“Without a tent, we built a rock wall to shelter us from the wind. All of our clothes were scrabbled by hands,” he added.

Things have changed over the years. By 2012, Dianjiao was already a well-off village where each family lived in new house and a newly built road connected the village with the outside world.

Senior Alien in US Gulag vs Senior in Occupied Tibet

Cama Ciren (1st L), his wife (2nd R) and his younger sister are in their living room. (Xinhuanet/Xue Zhen)

At their age, Cama Ciren and his wife are not supposed to labor for a living. But they lead a comfortable life owing to the government subsidy policy.

“The subsidies we receive each year exceed 20,000 yuan,” his wife said, adding that they also enjoy full medical reimbursement, which they could not even imagine before.

Speaking of children’s education, Cama said that there are three college graduates in the village, his daughter being one of them.

“She landed a job immediately after graduation,” he said.

Today, none of the children at school-age in Dianjiao village drops out of school. Their food, accommodation, and tuition fees are all covered by the government.

“A happier life awaits us in the future,” he said.

Senior Alien in US Gulag vs Senior in Occupied Tibet


LIVING TIBETAN SPIRITS REJECT CHINA WARNING

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LIVING TIBETAN SPIRITS REJECT CHINA WARNING

Living Tibetan Spirits reject China Warning. Tibetan delegates of National People’s Congress of Communist China which is in Tibet and not where it truly belongs.

Global Times of China reports that National People’s Congress delegates of Tibet asked the US Congress members not to support the “Dalai Lama clique.” Further, these Chinese delegates of National People’s Congress demand recognition of Tibet as part of China. For now, Living Tibetan Spirits acknowledge the problem of Tibet’s status. The problem is, China is in Tibet and not where it truly belongs.

Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada

SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE

CHINA WARNS US AGAINST SUPPORTING DALAI LAMA – ONEINDIA NEWS

Clipped from: https://www.oneindia.com/international/china-warns-us-against-supporting-dalai-lama-dont-trust-washington-say-experts-2697351.html

Amid the trade war with the US, China has also asked the former to desist from supporting the “Dalai Lama clique” in Tibet in an attempt to reiterate China’s sovereignty over Tibet, the country’s Global Times cited a home-based expert as saying on Tuesday, May 15.

Living Tibetan Spirits reject China Warning. China is in Tibet and not where it truly belongs.

A team of the National People’s Congress comprising legislators from the Tibet Autonomous Region of China concluded a six-day trip of the US on Monday, May 14, with an aim for the same, the expert said.

Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday that the delegation, led by the deputy of the People’s Congress of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Baima Wangdui, met a number of US senators and officials of the department of state in Washington DC.

The Chinese delegation told the US members about the importance of a good US-China relationship but also reiterated that Tibet was about China’s sovereignty and it is a question of core interest of China, Xinhua added.

Xinhua also said that Wangdui urged the US to recognize the Dalai clique’s anti-China nature and avoid any kind of contact with them. It also said the US assured the Chinese delegates that it recognized Tibet as a part of China and would not back “Tibetan independence”.

However, not all in China are convinced about the Americans’ ploy.

“Although the US said they recognize Tibet as part of China and would not support ‘Tibetan independence’, they have been meeting the Dalai Lama and, in the past, have funded the Tibetan ‘government-in-exile’,” Global Times quoted Qin Yongzhang, an ethnologist at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, as saying.

Qin also said only time could tell whether the latest visit by the Chinese delegation would change America’s “double-faced actions”, adding that it was important to make clear China’s position.

Zhu Weiqun, a former chairman of the ethnic and religious committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, told Global Times that Washington recently approved “a new batch of funding to support the Dalai Lama, even more than the sum back in the Obama days” and said he didn’t find any reason to believe the current Donald Trump administration of the US would be any different in supporting the Dalai clique compared to the earlier administrations.

Living Tibetan Spirits reject China Warning. China is in Tibet and not where it truly belongs.


LIVING TIBETAN SPIRITS – THE COLD WAR IN ASIA

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LIVING TIBETAN SPIRITS – THE COLD WAR IN ASIA

Living Tibetan Spirits – The Cold War in Asia. Infantry weapon of US Army and US Marine Corps.

Living Tibetan Spirits initiated Tibetan Resistance Movement during late 1950s with hope for defeating military occupation of Tibet using Infantry Weapons of Warfare. Indeed, there was such possibility of seriously degrading Enemy’s war machine during Vietnam War. Unfortunately, due to Nixon-Kissinger treason, Vietnam War remains unfinished. From military point of view, due to change in circumstances, ‘The Cold War in Asia’ may not be determined by tactics used in Infantry Warfare due to Enemy’s use of enhanced military capabilities.

Living Tibetan Spirits – The Cold War in Asia. Tibetan Resistance uses military tactic called patience and perseverance.

In my analysis, the outcome in any war is not always determined by relative military power and military tactics used by parties engaged in conflict. The Cold War in Asia will come to its natural conclusion when Nature exercises Force/Power to influence human behavior and actions.

Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada

SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE

Living Tibetan Spirits – The Cold War in Asia. Chinese Stealth fighter jet at Yading airport, Tibet.

CHINA’S MILITARY IS WAGING A COLD WAR IN TIBET – THE NATIONAL INTEREST BLOG

Clipped from: http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/chinas-military-waging-cold-war-tibet-25744

Living Tibetan Spirits – The Cold War in Asia.

In 2011, Beijing shelled out some 1.5 billion yuan (US$236 million) for the construction of an airport to serve the frigid wilderness of the Tibetan Plateau, saying it wanted to boost the local tourism industry.

Completed in 2013, Yading Airport has since handled no more than 150,000 passengers a year, equivalent to three or four daily flights carrying 400 travelers brave enough to enter the remote backwater. Little wonder: at elevation of 4,411 meters, the airport in southwestern Sichuan’s Daocheng county is the world’s highest, almost one kilometer above the gateway to Tibetan capital Lhasa.

With the air supply about 30% less than you would expect at sea level, it is said that oxygenators are one of the most vital pieces of equipment for airport ground staff to avoid medical complications such as acute mountain sickness. Aircraft flying into the rarefied air must also be equipped with oxygenators before each flight.

Yet this inhospitable airport’s location next to the Tibetan Autonomous Region does appeal to another group of travelers. The People’s Liberation Army has found a number of important roles for the facility, ranging from the testing of a new generation of jet-fighters to fending off missile threats from the Indian Ocean.

It is an open secret that  Yading Airport was one of several testing grounds used for the locally built J-20 stealth fighter when it was plying the air route between Yading and Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, where the jets were manufactured.

Analysts say the alpine climate, steep terrain and high elevation of the airport and its surroundings are ideal for reliability tests on the J-20 and similar warplanes. This is the same reason that the F-22 Raptor, the spearhead of the US Air Force, was tested in Alaska.

But Yading Airport’s significance also lies in the tactical advantages offered by its location at the roof of the world. The Chinese military can observe every movement at Indian installations in the Bay of Bengal, 1,000 kilometers to the southwest, as there is no mountain range blocking the view from Yunnan province across Myanmar.

Hong Kong-based military commentator Leung Kwok-leung noted that the PLA must have installed long-range early warning radars at the airport and it could also host an anti-missile shield at an elevation that would be the envy of other military services.

Chinese observers are undoubtedly monitoring movements by US nuclear submarines in and around the Bay of Bengal, and New Delhi’s construction of a nuclear submarine base there. As a result, Beijing is getting antsy about threats lurking on its southwestern front.

Yading could be the location for the world’s highest mid-range anti-ballistic missile defense system: using the elevation and low latitude, interceptors launched from the plateau could “hitch a ride” on the centrifugal force of the Earth’s rotation.

Leung said this would mean that the PLA could use anti-ballistic missiles launched from Yading to put down Indian or US missiles fired either from bases onshore or from vessels in the Bay of Bengal area while they were still ascending, in a “blocked shot manner”.

This article originally appeared on Asia Times.

Image: Reuters

Living Tibetan Spirits – The Cold War in Asia. YADING, TIBET.

 

THE LIVING TIBETAN SPIRITS REACT TO PRESIDENT OBAMA’S 56th BIRTHDAY

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THE LIVING TIBETAN SPIRITS REACT TO PRESIDENT OBAMA’S 56th BIRTHDAY

The Living Tibetan Spirits React to President Obama’s 56th Birthday. Living in Exile for over 58 Years with no Hope to live my Life as Normal Person.

On Friday, August 04, 2017, 44th US President Barack Obama finally gets chance to celebrate his birthday like a normal person.

The Living Tibetan Spirits React to President Obama’s 56th Birthday. Living in Exile for over 58 Years with no Hope to live my Life as Normal Person.

The Living Tibetan Spirits at Special Frontier Force, Establishment No. 22 react to President Obama’s 56th Birthday. They express happiness for meeting with the US President at The White House on February 18, 2010, July 16, 2011, and February 21, 2014.

The Living Tibetan Spirits React to President Obama’s 56th Birthday. Living in Exile for over 58 Years with no Hope to live my Life as Normal Person.

We understand President’s Happiness for we are Living in Exile for over 58 Years without any hope for living our lives as normal persons.

Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada

SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE

The Living Tibetan Spirits React to President Obama’s 56th Birthday. I live in Exile for over 58 Years without any hope for living my Life as Normal Person.
The Living Tibetan Spirits React to President Obama’s 56th Birthday. I am living in Exile for over 58 Years without any Hope to live my Life as Normal Person.

BARACK OBAMA FINALLY GETS TO CELEBRATE HIS BIRTHDAY LIKE A NORMAL PERSON

Clipped from: https://www.yahoo.com/news/barack-obama-finally-gets-celebrate-134202529.html

The Living Tibetan Spirits React to President Obama’s 56th Birthday. I am living in Exile for over 58 Years without any Hope to live my Life as Normal Person.

Former President Barack Obama is celebrating his 56th birthday on Friday, his first since leaving office in January.

Former President Barack Obama is celebrating his 56th birthday on Friday, his first since leaving office in January.

Last year, the White House threw Obama a massive bash with celebrity guests including Beyoncé and Jay-Z. In 2015, he dined at Rose’s Luxury, a popular Washington, D.C. restaurant. This year’s festivities will likely be even more laid-back.

The occasion may also be bittersweet for Obama as he looks back on all that’s changed in the past year. President Donald Trump is working to dismantle many of his predecessor’s signature policy achievements, including health care reform as well as key environmental regulations.

Obama has continued to reside in D.C., though he’s mostly stayed out of national politics. Instead, he’s spent his time building his foundation as well as taking a few much-needed vacations.

Fans of the former president sent him well-wishes on social media:

This article originally appeared on HuffPost.

The Living Tibetan Spirits React to President Obama’s 56th Birthday. I am living in Exile for over 58 Years without Hope to live my Life as Normal Person.
The Living Tibetan Spirits React to President Obama’s 56th Birthday. I am living in Exile for over 58 Years without Hope to live my Life as Normal Person.
The Living Tibetan Spirits React to President Obama’s 56th Birthday. I am living in Exile for over 58 Years without Hope to live my Life as Normal Person.
The Living Tibetan Spirits React to President Obama’s 56th Birthday. No Hope in my Life to live as Normal Person.