KP Sharma Oli
March 07, 2023
China Loses Ground in Nepal
By Arpan Gelal
The recent political shake-up in the government has cost Beijing the upper hand in the contest for geopolitical influence.
February 23, 2023
Nepal’s New Government Faces a Stiff Test
By Marcus Andreopoulos
Dahal’s return to power could reset Nepal’s foreign policy – but first he'll have to survive an unstable coalition and disgruntled electorate.
August 07, 2021
Nepal’s Once-and-Future Prime Minister: What to Expect From Deuba’s Foreign Policy
By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Managing relations with great powers will remain a key foreign policy challenge for Nepal’s new prime minister.
June 29, 2021
Nepal’s Supreme Court Flexes Its Muscles
By Sambridh Ghimire
Institutional confrontation is heating up in Nepal, against the backdrop of an ongoing political crisis.
June 15, 2021
Is Nepal Now Courting India and Ignoring China?
By Bindesh Dahal and Arun Budhathoki
As Oli steers his party to the right to woo India's ruling BJP, China is courting Nepal's left wing.
June 12, 2021
Nepal’s Leaders Must Put Aside Differences Amid COVID-19 Crisis
By Nirajan Thapaliya
For now, instead of endless politicking, Nepal’s leaders must put their differences aside and work together
December 21, 2020
Nepal President Dissolves Parliament in a Move Many Term ‘Unconstitutional’
By Abhijnan Rej
Nepal will hold fresh elections in April and May next year.
November 27, 2020
Political Infighting in Nepal Reaches Alarming Levels Alongside High-Level Foreign Visits
By Sudha Ramachandran
While the Oli-Dahal fight has reached a critical point, Oli’s government continues to engage India and China as both jostle for influence in the Himalayan nation.
August 05, 2020
Why the Nepal Communist Party Must Not Split
By Pradip Adhikari
A split in the NCP would be bad for the factions involved as well as the country writ large.
June 29, 2020
COVID-19: Nepal in Crisis
By Peter Gill
The coronavirus crisis has brought to the fore -- and exacerbated -- a number of the Nepali state’s long-standing weaknesses.
June 09, 2020
Amid Border Dispute, Nepal Renews Call for Talks With India
By Associated Press
Nepal’s foreign minister emphasizes that the two neighbors must talk.
January 01, 2020
A Rock and a Hard Place: Nepal’s 2019 Diplomacy in Review
By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Over the past year, Nepal has been in a tight spot as it seeks to balance between major powers.
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