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About Karma Phuntsho

Karma Phuntsho earned a doctorate in Buddhist studies at Oxford University and is research associate in the department of social anthropology, Cambridge University.

Articles by Karma Phuntsho

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Bhutan’s unique democracy: a first verdict

The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has kept its tryst with democracy - and its people have surprised even themselves, says Karma Phuntsho.

Bhutanese reform, Nepalese criticism

The introduction of democracy in the small Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is a positive political development. Nepalese critics should give it fair consideration, says Karma Phuntsho.
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