- February 20, 2017
What gave Pakistan the moral ground to accuse Bangladesh of ‘judicial murder’? Why should Bangladesh even listen to Pakistan and reconcile with war criminals?
By now, most of you know about the resolution that was passed in the Pakistani parliament on December 16 to condemn the execution of notable war criminal and Jamaat leader Quader Molla. The resolution urged Bangladesh to not revive the old wounds of 1971 and to free all Jamaat leaders facing trial for the sake of reconciliation.
Even the strictest adherence to Islam should not be an excuse
Islamic history often portrays the Prophet Muhammad (Saw) and Islam as saviours of humanity, bringing ancient Arabia out of its dark age. It applauds Islam and its messenger’s efforts in improving the lives of women in 7th century Arabia.READ MORE
Citizens should create a level playing field in their mind to compare the successes and failures of both parties during their time in power
Time for the next National Election is drawing near. Even though BNP and its allies are threatening to not participate in any national election under the present AL government, I am confident that both parties will eventually reach an agreement. Neither wants to see a repeat of the post 1/11 events.
AL is launching its election campaign from September 1. I won’t be surprised if BNP launches its own campaign soon afterwards. After all, it will be a poor political decision to not join the race in reaching out to the people when your rival is already active.READ MORE
This will not be a war about peace, freedom and liberation
Many are failing to realise that the US military actions in Syria will be different from those seen in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The rhetoric has changed. It will no longer be about “the world’s largest democracy fighting a war on terror to free innocent people from oppressive regimes.”READ MORE