Prof. Joseph S. Nye Jr., is a University Distinguished Service Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He has a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University. He served as the United States Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs from 1994 to 1995. He is one of the most renowned International Relations...
Bishwa Bandhu Thapa, 93, is one of the senior-most and oldest living politicians of Nepal. The nonagenarian leader has seen great upheavals in the domestic and international politics during his lifetime. As a young man, he served as General Secretary of Nepali Congress under the leadership of its President B. P. Koirala. After King Mahendra...
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