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Washington’s Bangladesh strategy?

Washington’s Bangladesh strategy?

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Wed, Dec 25 2013

The resolution will most likely pass; it has bipartisan support as Bangladesh’s political reform is certainly...

Can there be a national...

Can there be a national...

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Wed, Dec 25 2013

Yes, I thought once the 1971 war criminals were tried, the division and disconnect between the two large...

Catching the conscience of the

Catching the conscience of the

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Tue, Dec 24 2013

Newspaper revelations of the wealth and assets of politicians are laughable (if you are in that kind...

How about a national referendum?

How about a national referendum?

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Tue, Dec 24 2013

With all political parties claiming to represent the people’s wishes, a referendum can be the DNA test...

A lame duck government

A lame duck government

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Tue, Dec 24 2013

The ‘Modi wave’ is not the mighty tsunami that his followers have been claimingSeldom have any state...

I stand accused

I stand accused

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Mon, Dec 23 2013

No rhetoric, no polemic, no words should mask the fact that there are people dying on our streets on...

It’s time to talk peace

It’s time to talk peace

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Mon, Dec 23 2013

We have entered yet another episode of troubled times It is with a deep sense of grief and despair...

An open letter to US senators

An open letter to US senators

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Mon, Dec 23 2013

International media says that the ICT is falling short of international standards, but not what those...

No solution in sight

No solution in sight

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Sun, Dec 22 2013

The main political parties have been engaging in naked power politics since the dawn of the new democratic...

Pakistan and us

Pakistan and us

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Sun, Dec 22 2013

Bangladeshis of my generation will continue to remain hostile, negative and antagonistic towards Pakistanis...

Don’t worry, there is a miracle

Don’t worry, there is a miracle

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Sun, Dec 22 2013

The stories of miracles are either opaque or propagated by a set of paid actors. However, one must give...

Is BNP still a democratic party?

Is BNP still a democratic party?

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Sat, Dec 21 2013

Many common people are being killed every day. The opposition deny responsibility on the one hand, while...

Helping the mentally ill

Helping the mentally ill

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Sat, Dec 21 2013

Many believe that mental illness is not a disease. Rather, they believe it to be a result of sin, or...

Who will defend our rights?

Who will defend our rights?

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Sat, Dec 21 2013

People are being burned or stoned to death, and the law enforcers seldom hesitate to open fire on opposition...

An act of ultimate denial

An act of ultimate denial

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Fri, Dec 20 2013

We seem to be heading towards a hybrid system of autocratic democracy where a democratic outfit will...

Drawing lines in water

Drawing lines in water

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Fri, Dec 20 2013

When we think of resources, we imagine only the resources of the land, ignoring marine resources of the...

The farce and its solution

The farce and its solution

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Fri, Dec 20 2013

The leading lights of Bangladeshi politics believe that the government of the day owns the country and...

You cannot be serious

You cannot be serious

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Thu, Dec 19 2013

I have heard of people being forcibly withdrawn from elections against their wishes, but never before...

Referendum as a solution

Referendum as a solution

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Thu, Dec 19 2013

A referendum should be called on the issue of a ‘non-party government,’ and we, the people, can voice...

Will Pakistan ever realise?

Will Pakistan ever realise?

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Thu, Dec 19 2013

Pakistan has a track record of shrugging off responsibilities. It didn’t even try its own assassins who...

The audacity to criticise

The audacity to criticise

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Wed, Dec 18 2013

What gave Pakistan the moral ground to accuse Bangladesh of ‘judicial murder’? Why should Bangladesh...