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An isolated Israel

An isolated Israel

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Sun, Sep 21 2014

The result of this action was a political and military defeat for IsraelFinally, on August 26, after...

Showing off holiness

Showing off holiness

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Sat, Sep 20 2014

The minimum bribe he charges a client is Tk10,000I met an interesting person the other day. He was in...

Is Sheikh Hasina helpless?

Is Sheikh Hasina helpless?

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Fri, Sep 19 2014

Nothing could be more humiliating than not having the trust of the leader who I’m supposed to followThere...

How do we change minds about...

How do we change minds about...

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Fri, Sep 19 2014

We need stronger laws with real consequences for criminalsA few days ago a BBC online report from Kolkota...

The moral justification of murder

The moral justification of murder

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Fri, Sep 19 2014

Shahbagh perhaps prevented bringing closure to the ones who needed it mostIt is a shocking title and...

Facing it together

Facing it together

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Thu, Sep 18 2014

Both Bangladesh and India need peaceful borders as well as strong ties “More than ever before...

Everything hangs in the balance

Everything hangs in the balance

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Thu, Sep 18 2014

An estimated million people will march the streets everywhere in the world, from Brazil to BangladeshThe...

Trade not aid

Trade not aid

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Thu, Sep 18 2014

Bangladesh is closely following its competitor Vietnam, where the country’s external trade is equivalent...

Eyes on Scotland

Eyes on Scotland

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Wed, Sep 17 2014

Their right to choose cannot be resisted through undemocratic means. Could the same be true in the developing...

Love Jihad

Love Jihad

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Wed, Sep 17 2014

‘Love Jihad’ is a phenomenon where Muslim men allegedly target non-Muslim women to romance, rape, kidnap,...

No more tigers anymore

No more tigers anymore

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Wed, Sep 17 2014

If we count all these figures together, we find that the present Bengal tiger population in the world...

Strength and vulnerability

Strength and vulnerability

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Tue, Sep 16 2014

Many countries introduced such schemes at a point in their development history when they were much poorer...

Soulmates of the East

Soulmates of the East

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Tue, Sep 16 2014

Modi and Abe could one day come to have as much in common with each other as Reagan and ThatcherThere...

Fake fighters

Fake fighters

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Tue, Sep 16 2014

There are hundreds of genuine soldiers of 1971 who do not care for a piece of paper (as they put it)...

Education damnation

Education damnation

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Mon, Sep 15 2014

The realities in a country like Bangladesh make it difficult to make the case for education according...

The absence of enforcement

The absence of enforcement

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Mon, Sep 15 2014

What has been happening are nothing but crimes against humanity “Rules and promises are made...

The absence of enforcement

The absence of enforcement

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Mon, Sep 15 2014

What has been happening are nothing but crimes against humanity “Rules and promises are made...

No solidarity

No solidarity

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Mon, Sep 15 2014

We are very proud of the people who are earning foreign currencies for our country, in fact, we salute...

Great Scot! What will happen?

Great Scot! What will happen?

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Mon, Sep 15 2014

Does that mean no Scotsman will ever be asked to pick up the Walther PPK and jump into peril for the...

Practice what you preach

Practice what you preach

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Mon, Sep 15 2014

Samuel Huntington’s Clash of Civilisations has somehow ignited an inter-faith suspicionThe world falls...

Moral hazard on steroids

Moral hazard on steroids

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Mon, Sep 15 2014

But as one of my friends pointed out recently in another journal, moral hazard also goes beyond economics...