Why Nepal Needs to Debate the Role of Its Army
By Santosh Sharma Poudel
When political leaders commented recently about the need to rightsize the Nepal armed forces, former army chiefs and others bristled.
Making Sense of the Nepal Army’s Engagement With Big Powers
By Biswas Baral
China, India, and the U.S. all want to influence Nepal through engagement with its army. What does the Nepal Army want?
Nepal Restructures Its Army
By Arun Budhathoki
As China-India rivalry in the Himalaya heats up, Nepal’s armed forces must be ready for contingencies.
Can Nepal’s Army Become a Threat to Its Democracy?
By Sushav Niraula
Nepal’s army has expanded its commercial interests while democratic governments have foundered on many fronts. That could be a problem for the country.
Nepal’s Military Tries Its Hand at Investing
By Samridhi Pant
What to make of the Nepal Army’s new interest in hydropower and textiles?
Nepal's Long Road To Peace
With the integration of Maoist fighters faltering and growing political gridlock, the entire peace process is in jeopardy.