Nepal Political Mess: It Hasn’t All Been Said Yet

By Maila Baje — However you slice it, the prevailing narrative about an Indian diplomatic triumph says more about the level of New Delhi’s thinking that about the geopolitical predilections of the man. An Indian kiss to the Maoist Centre and the Nepali Congress amid the tumultuous battle of perceptions

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Can China Fall Peacefully?

By Andy Morimoto The idea that China cannot rise peacefully has become something of an international-relations truism. The story here is simple: as China’s economy grows, its military will follow, and just as other great powers have used force to achieve their foreign-policy goals, so, too, will China. Yet while

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China’s New Global Leadership

By Project Syndicate NEW YORK – The biggest economic news of the year came almost without notice: China has overtaken the United States as the world’s largest economy, according to the scorekeepers at the International Monetary Fund. And, while China’s geopolitical status is rising rapidly, alongside its economic might, the

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Chinese help crucial for Nepal to meet internal and external challenges

China is also pursuing its ‘Develop West’ strategy, and South Asia represents one of the main overseas investment opportunities and potential for trade with Nepal as the best bridge between the two regions. The Silk route initiative of President Xi Jinping and the invitation to Nepal as one of the

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