Canada Disputed Chinese Claims to Tibet from Start

Stephen Harper and former Progressive Conservative prime minister John Diefenbaker are often compared for their stolid comportment and biting partisanship, but it appears they also share a fondness for the Dalai Lama and tough, pro-Tibetan stances despite Chinese glowering.

Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 02/18/2009 12:00 am EST

Stephen Harper and former Progressive Conservative prime minister John Diefenbaker are often compared for their stolid comportment and biting partisanship, but it appears they also share a fondness for the Dalai Lama and tough, pro-Tibetan stances despite Chinese glowering.

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