Nepal / China


Daniel Lak
* Independent Journalist
* Former BBC Correspondent in Nepal

Minxin Pei
* Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

John Tkacik
* Research Fellow for China, Taiwan, and Mongolia, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation

Other Guests: TBA

The Kingdom at the top of the world sounds idyllic, but the tiny nation of Nepal is facing political upheaval. The people there are coping with a growing Maoist insurrection and the legacy of a royal massacre. Join Neal Conan on the next Talk of the Nation for a conversation about Nepal, it's people and it's politics, from NPR News.

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