Monday, July 28, 2008

Nepal Maoists rethink opposition

It was the first major decision by the assembly since lawmakers decided to abolish the 239-year-old monarchy and declare a republic, part of a peace process that ended a decade-long civil war with Maoist insurgents.

As usual, the phrase "peace process" is a euphemism for something appalling, in this case for accepting the status of a conquered people.

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