In a development no one expected, Tibet is laying siege to Shanghai, the defense of which is seemingly not on the Trung Sisters' to-do list. With few units in sight, Tibet might just have enough time to pull off a gigantic coup.
Tibet's AI may have blown it badly at the settling game, but the act is together now; he seems to have split his armies in two, a presumably tidier contingent to meet whatever the Mughals are threatening. Whatever, Muggles!
And Tibet's lightly-guarded hinterlands? Open to the Mongols, Sibir and Afghanistan, the latter of whom could really use some expansion in this direction -- scene of Mirwas Hotak's glories in the BRmkI.