Explore the conflict between China and Tibet that lead to the exile of the Dali Lama in 1959. Using a minimum of two sources, summarize the main events that preceded the exile and the current position of both sides.
Analyze the impact of Buddhism on the sequence of events. How does the Dali Lama’s religion influence his reactions and decisions? What specific aspects of Buddhism inform the politics of the situation? What is the current status of the conflict? Sources should be cited in APA format.