Nepal Politics: Spinning Our Heads In The Shadows

By Maila Baje — Granted, it took nine years for the secret letters the Ranas and the Nehru regime exchanged alongside the 1950 Treaty of Peace and Friendship to come to light. But at least they did. In today’s age of openness and transparency, we don’t know how Nepal really

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Looming Political Tremors

How serious could the political tremors unleashed by contrived tentativeness really be, even factoring in our individual and institutional infirmities? By Maila Baje Since today’s political machinations revolve around an ailing leader’s attempt to grab power from an equally infirm prime minister, we can forget about the new constitution being

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Nepal Politics: Kabuki Theater Of Ex-Premiers

By Maila Baje — The Chinese are far from neutral in Nepal. They only appear to be the most polite ones in public – and that’s putting things charitably. Buying off the Maoists had worked in the past. Let’s not focus too much on where the money came from. Khanal

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