Better late than never

And it’s about time too. After declining to meet the Dalai Lama during the holy man’s visit to this country last year, President Obama seems to have at last realized that it was perhaps a mistake  and that the official excuse was rather tenuous; this was  pointed out so eloquently then by the visiting Czech […]

Faux Pas or Chutzpah?

Did President Obama decline to meet the Dalai Lama on the holy man’s  recent visit to Washington? I had some doubts so I checked with the news sources, and it’s by now common knowledge that Obama did decline to meet the Dalai Lama, he didn’t refuse to meet the holy man, he only postponed the […]