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NATO Invasion Fostering Poverty — Experience from Nepal

By Rabindra Adhikari, Coordinator, Nepal Peace and Solidarity Council Nepal has a population of 26.6 million with an annual growth rate of 1.4 percent. Sixty-two percent of the population are living under the poverty line, i.e., earning less than two dollars a day. Principally, Nepal stays neutral and is a strong advocate of the non-aligned movement. Laying in between two growing powers of the Asian Continent (China and India), Nepal maintains it’s peaceful relations with both countries and

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