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The Case for Impeaching Trump

BY SHASHI MALLA There are now serious concerns about President Donald J. Trump as a person and his fitness for the high office of the President of the United States (POTUS). The highly respected daily newspaper The Washington Post has argued that it is high time to start impeachment proceedings. …

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Expectations & Prospects for the New Year 2019:

• Nepal in Limbo / Reinvigorating Dynamic Sanatan Dharma ? • World in Flux — Restoring World Order ? BY SHASHI MALLA Whither Nepal? The general public and even parts of the governing monolithic Communist government are of the opinion that the past year has not been particularly favourable for …

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US Middle East & West Asia Policy in Tatters

• US to Withdraw from Syria/ US Defence Secretary Resigns • US Partial Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Geo-Political Ramifications BY SHASHI MALLA US to Leave Syria In a surprise move, US President Trump has ordered the withdrawal of all US forces from Syria. It was well known that Trump like his …

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• Germany: A New Era with Change of Leadership • Pakistan: Cooperation or Confrontation with US? * Yemen: Tentative Steps toward Peace Settlement

BY SHASHI MALLA Germany Germany’s largest political party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has elected Chancellor Angela Merkel’s close ally Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as chairperson. She succeeds Frau Merkel who headed both the chairperson of the party, and the government (in a grand coalition with the Social Democratic Party/SPD). She stood …

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