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By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Sagar
KATMANDU, Nepal (Agence France-Presse) - Nepal´s Maoists said yesterday that they were pouring tens of thousands of members of their feared youth wing into the capital ahead of this week´s anticipated abolition of the monarchy.
"We are going to bring in 50,000 Young Communist League members to celebrate the declaration of a republic on Wednesday," said Sagar, the head of the Maoists´ youth wing, who goes by one name.
"This is going to be a celebration and a display of our strength and our victory, but we will stay away from prohibited areas," he told Agence France-Presse.