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Dr Robert A Portada/Uttam Paudel

Robert Portada is an associate professor of political science at Kutztown University. Uttam Paudel is a graduate assistant at Pennsylvania State University. Their research on Chinese aid and investment strategies in Central America was published recently by the Journal of Chinese Political Science.

Democracy is the defense of Nepali sovereignty

Published On: January 6, 2021 08:30 AM NPT By: Dr Robert A Portada/Uttam Paudel

While Nepali politicians remain motivated by personal gain, they have kept the great powers off balance. Nepal’s political uncertainties, and the record of multiple leaders shifting their priorities and relationships, have created difficulties for either great power to establish firm linkages with Kathmandu.

Global Balancing for Kalapani

Published On: January 13, 2020 09:28 AM NPT By: Dr Robert A Portada/Uttam Paudel

Dark water emerges from the springs of this remote valley in the mountains, a land of exquisite beauty, a land under military occupation for decades.