WAR IN CHINA: Bear's Paw

One of the strangest newspapers in the world is edited in Lhasa, Tibet, by one Tharchin Baboo. The Tibetan News has a small circulation among an intellectual clientele of Tibetan lamas, some of whom pay for their subscriptions in yak butter. The paper contains cartoons, international news, and puzzles for the hours when the lamas' prayer wheels are idle. Recently readers of the News have been getting their yak butter's worth, for near-by—in China's Szechwan Province just to the east and Sinkiang Province just to the north—mysterious, important news was being made....

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