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What the US Ambassador Taught Nepalis

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COUNTERPUNCH, ZNET

Recently, the United States has been anxiously trying to pre-empt every possible uncomfortable situation in South Asia. Its ambassadors are actively intervening in internal political debates in South Asian countries. Of course, it is nothing new for the US, but in order to understand specific implications of this activism in specific contexts, the peeping tom has to be caught red-handed at the site of the crime and interrogated. The ambassador in India was recently in the dock for threatening Indians to behave well on the Iran issue. Now it is the turn of the ambassador in Nepal, James F. Moriarty. However, for our convenience, Moriarty has been too explicit in his conduct.

For the complete article: http://counterpunch.org/chandra02202006.html
http://www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=32&ItemID=9769

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Written by Pratyush Chandra

February 21, 2006 at 12:11 am

Posted in Imperialism, Nepal

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