Are Muslims Taking a Backseat in a New, Pluralistic Nepal?

Nepali Muslims take photos after they offer prayers on Eid al-Fitr at a mosque in Kathmandu, July 18, 2015 (AP photo by Niranjan Shrestha).
Nepali Muslims take photos after they offer prayers on Eid al-Fitr at a mosque in Kathmandu, July 18, 2015 (AP photo by Niranjan Shrestha).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, managing editor, Frederick Deknatel, and associate editor, Omar H. Rahman, discuss the Trump administration’s new National Defense Strategy, which declares that “inter-state competition, not terrorism, is now the primary concern of U.S. national security.” For the Report, Peter Gill talks with Peter Dörrie about Nepal’s Muslim minority, which remains marginalized despite the country’s recent progress in promoting religious pluralism. If you like what you hear on Trend Lines and what you’ve read on WPR, you can sign up for our free newsletter to get some of our uncompromising analysis delivered […]

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