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Feb 28

Preventing the Communist Overthrow of Nepal

The Heritage Foundation's Van Andel Center

The communist insurgents and the government of Nepal announced a ceasefire on January 29, 2003 to the bloody civil war that has killed more than 4000 people since 1996. Although the ceasefire is an important step in the right direction, Katmandu and Washington must pursue efforts to complete Nepal's democratic transition, open the country's economy and professionalize the military

More About the Speakers

Dinesh Bhattarai
Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Nepal
Donald Camp
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, South Asia
Dr. Chitra K. Tiwari
Expert on Nepalese Politics
Dr. Thomas A. Marks
Oppenheimer Chair in Warfighting Strategy, Marine Corps University

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