For a long time the all-party mechanisms governing local level units after the dissolution of elected...
Kamal Dev Bhattarai
There could be more nudges from the south to green-light American projects, MCC Compact most importantly | Photo: AP
Narayan Khadka has limited room for maneuver and he won’t be able to help Deuba much
Why are the Americans hesitating to admit the MCC has retrospectively been made a part of the IPS and yet it is still in Nepal’s favor?
The Chinese could make Deuba’s life difficult if he continues to be seen as pushing the American agenda
Could it be that as the geopolitical map is permanent, you cannot change a country’s foreign policy priorities?
Five questions to Tula Narayan Shah
The Taliban’s political chief, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meet in Tianjin in July 2021 | Reuters
If the Nepali state wants to learn from Afghanistan, there is much to internalize. If it doesn’t, the country will eventually suffer | AP
Five questions to Shyam Shrestha
There is no shortage of commentators, including in Nepal, who are celebrating the Taliban’s ‘liberation’ of Afghanistan
In a broader sense, the BRI has been a success in Nepal. Encouraged by the initiative, Chinese investors have thronged to Nepal. China has topped other countries in FDI commitments for six successive years
The question is, which part of the current political system is unique to Nepal?
Five questions to Kamal Thapa
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