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As Former Maoist Combatants Join Russian Forces, Nepal’s Maoist PM Is in a Quandary

As Former Maoist Combatants Join Russian Forces, Nepal’s Maoist PM Is in a Quandary

By Birat Anupam
PM Puspa Kamal Dahal has been unable to prevent Nepalis from enlisting to fight in Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Qatar Police Recruit Nepali Citizens, Leaving Kathmandu Out of the Loop

Qatar Police Recruit Nepali Citizens, Leaving Kathmandu Out of the Loop

By Arun Budhathoki
There is an urgent need for Nepal to sign a formal agreement with Qatar in order to safeguard the interests of its workers in that country.
COVID-19: Nepal in Crisis

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.

Does COVID-19 Portend Dark Days in Nepal’s Future?

Does COVID-19 Portend Dark Days in Nepal’s Future?

By David Johnson
With a global economic slow-down and potentially millions of foreign workers returning home, Nepal could be on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe.

Coronavirus Severs Nepal’s Economic Lifeline

Coronavirus Severs Nepal’s Economic Lifeline

By Peter Gill
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, Nepal is losing its lifeline: international labor migration.

The Nepalis Fighting America’s Wars

The Nepalis Fighting America’s Wars

By Peter Gill
Two new books examine the role of third-country nationals, especially Nepalis, in the defense contracting industry.

Nepal’s Desperate Race to Rebuild

Nepal’s Desperate Race to Rebuild

By Peter Gill
Saddled with debt and deadlines, Nepal’s earthquake victims scramble to rebuild their homes.
Almond Orchards in Everest’s Shadow

Almond Orchards in Everest’s Shadow

By Peter Gill
A look at changing mountain livelihoods in Nepal.

Nepal’s Disaster Resilience Is a Structural Issue

Nepal’s Disaster Resilience Is a Structural Issue

By Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley
The country faces a mammoth task building economic, social, and political stability.

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