As the Obama administration carefully determines how to accommodate the Tibetan spiritual leader, U.S.-China relations continue to strike a harsh tone.
Disputes surrounding U.S. military support for Taiwan, internet freedoms and currency appreciation have created tension between the two countries in recent months.
Washington’s Tibetan community is reportedly proud that their spiritual leader was invited to the White House, but many have played down the visit.
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