Nepal Politics: Oh Those Garish Alien Growls

We did try to tame the Tibetans. The Chinese just kept asking us for more, without stopping to ponder their own role in aggravating the situation. By Maila Baje Oh those pesky foreigners. Can’t they just shut up, for a change? It’s been hard enough to ward off snarkiness of

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Bhutan’s Diplomatic Relations at the Crossroads of India and China

By Abhismita Sen India has successfully made it to the good books of the United States, still the most dominant world power, as a part of its dual containment strategy of both the rise of China and increasing terrorism. China’s rise has been in some cases an apple of discord to

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Is the Buddha Smiling on Narendra Modi’s India?

By Dileep Padgaonkar NEW DELHI -- Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi seldom speaks in Parliament, and also refrains from interacting with the Indian media, the only source one can turn to in order to appraise his record in office are his own words and actions and, no less significant, his

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