Thomas Bell

The nationals and the internationals

Nepal’s earthquake is testing the uncomfortable partnership between the government and international donor agencies.

Aug 19, 2015

Diary of a disastrous campaign

A recently unearthed diary brings a fresh perspective to the lesser-known British foray into what we now call Nepal.

Dec 21, 2012

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