(From Guardian Unlimited)
President Barack Obama is to go ahead with talks with the Dalai Lama at the White Housetomorrow in spite of the risk of further inflaming US-Chinese relations, currently at a low ebb.
The White House is keen to make the meeting as low-key as possible and declined to say today whether a decision had been taken over whether to televise the initial exchanges.
The meeting comes after weeks in which tension has grown between the countries over the increasing trade imbalance and a proposed US sale of military equipment to Taiwan.
China, which opposed the meeting between Obama and Tibet's spiritual leader, has hinted at …