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Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda)

Coalitions in the Fray in Nepal’s Elections Are Marriages of Convenience
October 25, 2022

Coalitions in the Fray in Nepal’s Elections Are Marriages of Convenience

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
Parties share neither ideology nor policy goals with partners; alliances are merely partnerships to win more seats.

What Lies Behind Prachanda’s Volte-face on Nepal’s Ratification of the Millennium Challenge Compact?
March 17, 2022

What Lies Behind Prachanda’s Volte-face on Nepal’s Ratification of the Millennium Challenge Compact?

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
Domestic politics and personal insecurity prompted the former Maoist chief’s decisions to oppose and subsequently support ratification of the agreement.
Nepal Ratified the MCC Compact. What Now?
March 14, 2022

Nepal Ratified the MCC Compact. What Now?

By Biswas Baral
How will the U.S. grant – approved despite a raging controversy – factor into both upcoming elections and Nepal’s diplomatic positioning?

Nepal’s President Announces Fresh Elections Amid Continuing Political Upheaval
May 26, 2021

Nepal’s President Announces Fresh Elections Amid Continuing Political Upheaval

By Arun Budhathoki
The decision comes amid regional geopolitical churn and a deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. How Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli navigates both will determine his future.

What Explains Nepal’s Perennial Instability?
April 01, 2021

What Explains Nepal’s Perennial Instability?

By Peter Gill
Decisive election results in 2017 raised hopes that Nepal would finally see a government finish its term. That looks like a distant dream today.

After Supreme Court Ruling, Thousands Celebrate Reinstatement of Nepal’s Parliament
February 25, 2021

After Supreme Court Ruling, Thousands Celebrate Reinstatement of Nepal’s Parliament

By Associated Press
The prime minister’s decision to dissolve the legislature has been overturned by the court after months of mass protests.

Nepal’s Democracy in Crisis
February 06, 2021

Nepal’s Democracy in Crisis

By Peter Gill
With the prime minister's unilateral move to dissolve Parliament last December, Nepal was thrown into political chaos - with its democracy hanging in the balance.
Thousands Demand Ouster of Nepal Leader as Party Feud Grows
December 30, 2020

Thousands Demand Ouster of Nepal Leader as Party Feud Grows

By Associated Press
Prime Minister K.P. Oli's controversial decision to dismiss Parliament cracked open a rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party.

China Wades Into Nepal’s Political Crisis
December 28, 2020

China Wades Into Nepal’s Political Crisis

By Sudha Ramachandran
With the Nepal Communist Party cracking apart, Beijing is scrambling to preserve its interests.

Political Infighting in Nepal Reaches Alarming Levels Alongside High-Level Foreign Visits
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.

Can Nepal’s Communist Party Survive Closer Ties With the US?
February 25, 2020

Can Nepal’s Communist Party Survive Closer Ties With the US?

By Kripendra Amatya
The MCC agreement is the latest example of serious divisions over foreign policy in the top echelons of Nepal’s ruling party.
A Rock and a Hard Place: Nepal’s 2019 Diplomacy in Review
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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