Order has been restored in Nepal!

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  1. Fox Mccloud

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    My Dad knows someone who was in Nepal at the time of the riots.

    How wasn't the Soviet Union communist? Answer: The Soviet Union was communist. It's just today's commies don't want to admit that the only successful communist nation eventually failed.
     
  2. Sidhe

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    The Soviet Union was never succesful under communism it was all an illusion, succesful comunist nations have never existed, they merely persecute people and spread propoganda so that people believe they are thriving or if they don't it's off to the coldest darkest place you can find until they have killed you or re-educated you.

    I'd love for someone to show me a thriving communist state that didn't consist of a small population. No really I would, human nature's such a beyatch.
     
  3. Legio X

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    If someone says that we don't really knows what national socialism leads to, because the Third Reich was indeed ruled by Hitlerism and not national socialism to it's core, would you agree with him?

    I hope they'll enjoy a free country. Free from communism and authoritarian rule.

    I'm opposed communism, marxism and maoism.
     
  4. aussieboy

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    :salute: :dance: Lady Liberty visits Nepal!!:dance: :salute:

    Now if only she could visit Nepal's northern neighbor...:(
     
  5. silver 2039

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    THe Maoists are not in power the former political parties have been restored. The Maoists must of course have a part in the government for there to be any peace. The Maoists want to integrate their forces with the Nepali Army and I think that would be a good soloution however there may be operational problems.

    At any rate the Maoists were quite instrumental in beinging down the monarchy regardless of weather they used violence or not. Commomounisim is not mutually excuslive with authoritharian rule.

    And you people are quite late this happened some time ago (weeks). A pity thoough since this was India's oppurtunity to annex Nepal guess that will have to wait until I'm in power. At least Nepal hasn't come under the sway of Islamabad or Beijing. That is my only concern with the Maoisists. Nepal is a strategically vital area and must remain under Indian influence.
     
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    This post is silghtly misleading .

    As far as I know , Nepal was never a theocracy , it was more like Great Britiain in that the state religion's role was merely ceremonial , and that people had the freedom to practice whatever religion they wanted ( that is , the law was secular ) . The only thing these people have changed is that they have removed two words from the constitution ( 'royal' and 'Hindu' ) - a purely symbolic change .

    Also , casteism was already outlawed before this happened .


    And though I commend the changes as a whole , I just wish the protestors had been a bit more . . . . thoughtful while implementing some of the more radical symbolic ones . Having a titular head of government is a matter of national pride , as it is in Great Britain . It would not have hurt to keep the king in a ceremonial role , stripped of all real powers ( like the president we have here in India ) .
     
  7. Sims2789

    Sims2789 Fool me once...

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    This is what happens when you don't intervene.
     
  8. Sims2789

    Sims2789 Fool me once...

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    The Soviets weren't communist. Economically, they were socialist, though they never achieved the ideals of communism (i.e., classless society, no government, etc.). Instead, the bad side of human nature took over.
     
  9. SilverKnight

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    Ah HA!!! You ALL missed the point! :crazyeye: I just saw so many parallels to Civ 4 all at once that I wanted to post it as a joke! :rotfl:

    I am glad to see such interest in international politics. Almost kinda expected a few trolls shouting "WHO CAREZ ABUT STOOPID NEPAL!!?!1" :lol:

    Here's another one to beat around. Rather than start a whole new thread, I'll just hijack this one :cool: :

    Egyptian judges come out in force
    At least 300 Egyptian judges have joined a protest against the government over interference in the judiciary.

    What kind of Civ event in the game would this be? An unhappy worker? Is the judiciary even represented in the game? Questions for champions of thought and Civ. :p

    SilverKnight

    P.S.- Re: Nepal, the Maoists are a seperate faction from parliament, and the people of the nation tend to side with neither, at least for now. They're waiting--as is the world-- to see what happens, and who can make life better for them. Remember that Vietnam wanted its communism; Cambodia didn't.
     

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