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The Psychology of Victimhood: Obama, Cameron, Netanyahu, Clinton, Kissinger ::…

Several years ago, someone said to me: 'The victim wouldn't have it any other way.' When I first heard this

Great Political Betrayal In Nepal – Since 2006- 2014

By Dirgha Raj Prasai : In Nepal, since 2006, Nepali Congress (NC), UML and UCPN (Maoist) leaderships had betrayed the

The Kiss and Love Movement: The Murmur of Indian Protest…

“Right to love is our democratic right.” University student chants, Kolkata, Reuters, Nov 10, 2014 The talk about India’s still

A Favor to Hillary? Obama’s Political Pros and Cons for…

BY CHUCK TODD, MARK MURRAY AND CARRIE DANN: By now, we know that President Obama’s executive action on immigration is

QATAR AT CROSSROADS: REFORM LABOUR LAWS OR RISK REVIVED CALLS…

By James M. Dorsey :: Qatar, caught in a Catch-22 between a requirement to quickly reform its labour system in

NORTH KOREA’S LEADER WANTS AFFLUENT, TIGHTLY CONTROLLED COUNTRY :: ANALYSIS

By Andrei Lankov :: North Korea has always banned South Korean movies and publications. But South Korean TV shows and films

Punishing Protest: The Australian move on Democracy :: Dr. Binoy…

The progress has been conspicuous, and while it would be foolish to deem the Australian state a democratic one, its

GEO-STRATEGIC IMPLICATIONS OF ASIAN INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT BANK :: ANALYSIS

By R. S. Kalha :: Last Friday when the Chinese President Xi Jinping inaugurated the establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment

Regional forum in Nepal could just become a “religious showcase”…

By Christopher Sharma:: Kathmandu is preparing to host the 18th Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. Regional

Bhutan: The Indian Army’s Front Line :: By Victor Robert…

In late October, on the dirt road that winds north from the Bhutanese town of Paro in the direction of

LEAKED ASEAN DOCUMENT PUSHES TALKS ON SOUTH CHINA SEA ::…

A leaked ASEAN document, a draft of the chairman’s statement for next week’s summit, notes progress on a Code of

Return to Nepal: Digging Sensors Out of Ice and Dirt…

In mid-October, Cyclone Hudhud hit the eastern coast of India, before heading up towards the Himalaya. Central Nepal was hit

The Loss of Arun III :: By Dr. Ram Sharan…

Perhaps no single development issue attracted as much attention, controversy, and debate in the early nineties as the Arun III Hydro

China’s Nepal Gambit :: By Jayadeva Ranade

Just weeks before prime minister Narendra Modi is due to visit Nepal, China and Nepal visibly demonstrated their strengthening bilateral

HONG KONG PROTEST MOVEMENT SUCCESS HIGHLY IMPROBABLE :: ANALYSIS

The students taking part in the large-scale protests in Hong Kong that began on September 28 have no intentions to

Holy Goats! They’re Kind Of A Big Deal In One…

Like a weather vane pointing east, a goat stands motionless on top of a Buddhist temple. Others slumber interlaced on

China Seeks Economic Gain From Rule of Law Drive ::…

China has promised major social and economic benefits from its push to promote the "rule of law," but the prospects

NATO: REBELLION IN THE RANKS? :: ANALYSIS :: By John…

Vladimir Putin, the wily strategist of Russian revanchism, is well on his way to reconstructing the Warsaw Pact. That, at

CORPORATE DESTRUCTION OF FREE MARKETS RULES US :: OPED ::…

The ruling dogma of our political economy is corporatism. Corporatism claims to draw legitimacy from the free market theory that

CHINA’S TIANXIA: DO ALL UNDER HEAVEN NEED ONE ARBITER? ::…

By June Teufel Dreyer :: With China reemerging as a dominating economic and military power in the world, some Chinese