Nepal: September 4, 2005


The Maoists announced a three month unilateral truce. This makes the rebels look like good guys and gives them a chance to make some kind of deal with the democratic parties that have been sidelined by the king's takeover of the government. However, the Maoists want to replace democracy with a communist dictatorship. But the Maoists and democratic party both want to remove the king. The king took over, in a legally questionable move, because the political parties were ineffective in dealing with the Maoist rebels.


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