Saturday, July 31, 2010

Postcard from Nepal

My piece published at Foreign Policy in Focus:

Nepal is a tiny Himalayan nation sandwiched between two mighty Asian rivals: India and China. New Delhi and Beijing are using Nepal’s territory to wage a proxy war against each other. This interference in Nepal’s internal affairs has contributed to a political crisis that has already claimed one prime minister and threatens to undermine the peace process begun four years ago. Read more:

3 comments:

Rup said...

"tiny Himalayan nation" .. why Nepalis have such inferiority complex? has the writer ever seen 'tiny' written in front of israel, south korea, greece etc. all those countries are smaller than nepal.

Deepak Adhikari said...

Rup: Nepal is indeed tiny when compared to China and India. Moreover, when you write a piece for an audience that resides in US, you have to give a sense (and size) of the place. Anyways, thanks for your comment.

王丁佳燕文均 said...

Rome was not built in a day............................................................