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Tibet officials 'prepare for war' (3)

By Yang Jingjie (Global Times)

08:59, February 10, 2012

The Ganzi Daily earlier quoted Liu Daoping, Party chief of Ganzi, as saying that the Dalai Lama clique had claimed to wage "a decisive battle," posing great challenges to the stability-maintaining tasks.

Xiong said such violence and self-immolation cases have violated the creeds of Tibetan Buddhism.

"To politicize Buddhism is the way for the Dalai Lama to cause a sensation, which would help them win support from the West," said Xiong.

"Such knockout incidents could boost their campaign and win them bigger chances to fulfill their political purpose. They fear being marginalized."

Meanwhile, Xu with the United Front Work Department also noted that it is understandable for security to be tightened since the 18th National Congress of CPC will take place later this year. A major reshuffle of the top leadership is expected to take place.

"Officials are supposed to be dispatched to the basic units at grass-roots level to ensure stability," said Xu.

He added that all the requirements are for officials and that the lives of the public would not be affected.

Separately, during a meeting with Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna in Beijing on Wednesday, Zhou Yongkang, a senior leader of the CPC, stated that the question concerns China's national interests and that the Chinese government will crack down on secessionists and safeguard its territorial integrity, according to the Xinhua News Agency.

Krishna reiterated that India recognizes Tibet as a part of China and will not tolerate "anti-China activities" on Indian territory.

Yang Jinghao and Guo Kai contributed to this story

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PD User at 2012-02-10202.126.216.*
The government ought to distinguish separatists sponsored by foreign governments or people who want to voice their grievances of oppressed people. For the former, the government ought to suppress without grace. For the latter, the government ought to uphold fair and justice by looking into the problem. Forbidding and criminalizing local officials from abusing their power is most important. We do not only need to defend the country from foreign sabortage, defending sabortage from within, precisely, corruption and abuse of power by government and party officials are even more important. Fair and justice is the only way to discourage people from being manipulated by foreign government. The US is a dying lion, its fight back must be very fierce. The US comes to power after two world wars. The US is trying to revive the same old international order of the 20st century so as to create another American century. China must not fall into the trap and go to war with the US. Against the hard military power and "human rights offensive" of the US, China has to counter with soft power and human security.
PD User at 2012-02-10202.126.216.*
"The key to US military empire building follows two principles: direct military invasions and fomenting separatist movements, which can lead to military confrontation...Clearly US military intervention promotes separatism as a means of establishing a regional ‘base of support’. Separatism facilitates setting up a minority puppet regime and works to counter neighboring countries opposed to the depredations of empire. In the case of Iraq , US-backed Kurdish separatism preceded the imperial campaign to isolate an adversary, create international coalitions to pressure and weaken the central government. Washington highlights regime atrocities as human rights cases to feed global propaganda campaigns. More recently this is evident in the US-financed ‘Tibetan’ theocratic protests at China..." This is cited from Prof. James Petra"s article "Separatism and Empire Building in the 21st Century. Prof. Petra"s article is hyperlinked for sharing: learn more critical and inspiring perspectives of Prof. Jame Petra, we can also visit his personal website: message ought to be disseminated far and wide so as to free the many innocent people"s mind which has been brainwashed for the whole 20th century.
helen at 2012-02-10203.82.82.*
Since Obama and his Secretary of State intensified US containment and encirclement of China, CIA and US State Department infiltration, funding and training of terrorists to create ethnic and religious chaos in China are the order of the day. A tough and merciless clampdown on those US trained terrorists is the way to deal with US Global terrorism.Year 2012 must not see Chinese leaders and Chinese media entertaining talks and discussions on the internal affairs of China with US and other Western leaders. This must be the new policy to deter further mischiefs from the United States. Any relaxation will only invite troubles and further interferences .....Hopefully new Chinese leader in 2012 will not give the impression that China is still under the Qing Dynasty and the humiliating consequences that will inevitably ensue.The Chinese people will not tolerate any subservience and subordination of Chinese interests to the on-going agenda of US Global Tyranny!
lobsang at 2012-02-10221.127.47.*
There is only one absolute truth. All separatist activities MUST be smashed ruthlessly. That is only truth they understand, and which has begun to dawn on the people in charge.

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