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Nepal: Electing Chaos International Crisis Group


Asia Report N°111.

Argues that after one year of royal rule and ten years of insurgency in Nepal, the priority should be on the peace process, not on polls for offices with little power that all mainstream parties are boycotting. In Nepal's case, the polls are only the latest in a series of moves which have inflamed political tensions and increased the polarization between the palace and other political forces. Makes recommendations for international actors.

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