U.S. President Trump Exhorts NATO Allies to Pay Up

By Robbie Gramer — In 2014, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and spiraling crises in the Middle East, NATO members set a goal for each country to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense by 2024 — a long-standing NATO benchmark that few members honored.

बाह्य शक्तिहरूको रणभूमि बनेको नेपाल

निरक्षर निरौला — उसले सकेसम्म भारत र चीनका बिचमा द्वन्द्व निम्त्याएर क्षेत्रीय युद्ध गराउन चाहन्छ । यदि त्यसो गर्न सकिएन भने द्वीदेशीय युद्ध गराउने । त्यो पनि गर्न नसके चीन-भारतलाई एक जुट हुनै नदिने । भारत नेपालमा नियन्त्रित अस्थिरता चाहन्छ । अर्थात् पूर्णतः आफूद्वारा नियन्त्रित अस्थिरता । त्यसैले पनि चीनमा मात्रै हैन, भारतमा पनि चलखेल गर्नु अमेरिकी रणनीति हो । नेपालमा भारतको स्थायी र अन्तिम उद्देश्य त एउटै छ - नेपाललाई सकेसम्म सिक्किम बनाउने, त्यो नसके भुटान, त्यो पनि नसके फिजी बनाउने । आफ्नो रणनीतिको कार्यान्वयन गर्दै जाने क्रममा कुनै पात्र बिक्न तैयार भएन भने त्यो पात्रको हविगत कस्तो हुन्छ भन्ने कुरो बीपी कोइराला, मदन भण्डारी, पूर्ब राजा महेन्द्र, बीरेन्द्र र ज्ञानेन्द्र लगायतको जीवनको अन्तिम चरण हेर्दा थाहा हुन्छ ।

China is Muscling India out of the Maldives

By Robert Beckhusen —If the Maldives kicking out the Indian helicopters are any indication, Chinese influence has grown since — if at least in relative terms as India’s presence deteriorates. This fits within China’s larger economic designs in the Indian Ocean, the informally-named “string of pearls” of ports, airports and economic investment stretching from the South China Sea to Pakistan.

Computer Processors: What’s Coming Up?

We already live in a world of sensors, counters, and taggers. Modern factors, hospitals, automobiles and airplanes, most homes, and businesses have dozens of...

Global Nuclear Weapons and Humanity

By Nepal Polity Desk — Because of the huge stockpiles of nuclear weapons with powerful countries across the earth, the global human community is always afraid of AMD (Assured Mutual Destruction).

Aggressive Chinese Moves in South China Sea Conflict

By Joshua Philipp — An announcement by the Chinese regime on June 16 about its island building in the South China Sea is less than meets the eye.

Destroying Syria to Make It Safe for American Values

If Hugo were alive today, he might well have used the same haunting lines to describe the smoking wreckage of the Mideast.  Except this...

Tiananmen Square 25 Years Ago

The massacre that wasn’t By Brian Becker Twenty-five years ago today, every U.S. media outlet, along with then President Bush and the U.S. Congress were whipping...

अराजक राजनीतिका कुरूप द्विविधा

युवराज घिमिरे – – मोदीको नेपालप्रति जति सदासयता भएपनि उनको सरकारी संयन्त्र श्‍याम शरणकै नीति कार्यान्‍वयन गर्न समर्पित छ गोप्‍य रुपमा। पहाड नघुसेको अथवा पहाडविरोधी अनि पूर्ण तराईसहितको संघीयताकै पक्षमा श्‍याम शरण नीतिसँग जोडिएको व्‍यक्ति र शक्तिहरुको 'लविङ' जारी छ संघीयताका नाममा अहिले पनि।

Really, Is This For Real?

By Maila Baje - While the Indian media has been jumping around that New Delhi’s policies have pushed Kathmandu into Beijing’s arms, official India seems remarkably unperturbed. That a political establishment that until the other day was thanking India for forging the mainstream-