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Surya Prasad Khanal

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Understanding Kautilya to design Nepal’s security

Published On: November 3, 2018 12:15 AM NPT By: Surya Prasad Khanal

Complying with the geo-political reality in South Asia, the Great King Prithvi Narayan Shah in the late 18th century appropriately defined Nepal as “a yam between two boulders”. However, in due course of time, the equal and great friendship with its two giant neighbors, China and India, intended to ensure Nepal’s overall prosperity, did not live up to the Great King’s expectation.