Nepal Seeks Return of Citizens Killed With Russian Army
By Catherine Putz
Kathmandu has urged Russia to discourage the recruitment of its citizens, drawn to the conflict in Ukraine with promises of payment.
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.
Why Nepalis Are Fighting on Both Sides of the Russia-Ukraine War
By Birat Anupam
A long tradition of serving in foreign militaries – and a lack of options at home – has drawn young Nepalis into the conflict.
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.