Aftermath of Nepal’s CA: By Hook or Crook

By The Conflict Study Center [More credit at the end] The unexpected results of historic Constituent Assembly (CA) elections have invigorated the CPN (Maoist), now the largest political party, on the one hand, and have enervated the former power holders, the NC in particular. Moreover, the results gave a mandate for transformation of the governmentContinue reading “Aftermath of Nepal’s CA: By Hook or Crook”

Background Info for Shall UNMIN Succeed in Nepal?

UWB at blog.com.np is back ……………………. Background information for the post: Shall UNMIN Succeed in Nepal? By Conflict Study Center The conflict of Uganda, Angola, Namibia, Sudan, Congo, etc. has been the bloodiest in the history post-World War II where about 5 million people died, resulting in a situation where estimates towards 1000 people aContinue reading “Background Info for Shall UNMIN Succeed in Nepal?”

Nationalism Tirade of the Maoist Comrade

The question why it is important to forge unity with “royalist nationalists” at this juncture is even more puzzling. By Ameet Dhakal Last week, Prachanda launched his nationalism tirade. God knows why. But common wisdom tells us that autocrats of all hues and colors use the nationalism card to trump democracy. The Maoists never hadContinue reading “Nationalism Tirade of the Maoist Comrade”

Nationalism Tirade of the Maoist Comrade

Posted on December 7th, 2007 by UWB The question why it is important to forge unity with “royalist nationalists” at this juncture is even more puzzling. By Ameet Dhakal Last week, Prachanda launched his nationalism tirade. God knows why. But common wisdom tells us that autocrats of all hues and colors use the nationalism cardContinue reading “Nationalism Tirade of the Maoist Comrade”

Republic Nepal or Monarchic?

Of course Republic because a hereditary king might not always be patriotic and qualified. A monarch, on the other hand, leads a life that does not resemble a common man’s. But Presidents or prime ministers are ordinary citizens until they get elected to public positions. They have different backgrounds, experiences, struggles and exposure to reality.Continue reading “Republic Nepal or Monarchic?”

Republic Nepal or Monarchic?

Of course Republic because a hereditary king might not always be patriotic and qualified. A monarch, on the other hand, leads a life that does not resemble a common man’s. But Presidents or prime ministers are ordinary citizens until they get elected to public positions. They have different backgrounds, experiences, struggles and exposure to reality.Continue reading “Republic Nepal or Monarchic?”