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A breach in the line of defence

A breach in the line of defence

Esam Sohail , Esam Sohail

Sat, Dec 10 2016

The world needs a new set of defenders

Preparing for the  Trans-Pacific...

Preparing for the Trans-Pacific...

Esam Sohail , Esam Sohail

Sat, Nov 12 2016

The stakes are high for Bangladesh

The utter uniqueness of  a President...

The utter uniqueness of a President...

Esam Sohail , Esam Sohail

Sat, Oct 22 2016

That Trump came so far should scare supporters of democracy everywhere

The wrong debate on the bloody...

The wrong debate on the bloody...

Esam Sohail , Esam Sohail

Sat, Sep 24 2016

Are we missing the bigger picture?

Kerry hardly the last word  in Washington-Dhaka...

Kerry hardly the last word in Washington-Dhaka...

Esam Sohail , Esam Sohail

Sat, Sep 10 2016

The Obama and Kerry administration represents a sun that is setting

Trump-lovers of the world unite

Trump-lovers of the world unite

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Sat, Aug 27 2016

Who are the not-so-typical Trump supporters?

A public menace in private...

A public menace in private...

Esam Sohail , Esam Sohail

Sat, Jul 23 2016

Don’t let the absurdity of organised thuggery come into our private universities

The first nursery of hate

The first nursery of hate

Esam Sohail , Esam Sohail

Sat, Jul 9 2016

Bangladesh suffers from a toxic mix of cultural chauvinism and lack of progress

When condolence is condescension

When condolence is condescension

Esam Sohail , Esam Sohail

Fri, Jun 24 2016

Let’s not mix our sympathy with self-righteousness

Bicameralism in Bangladesh?

Bicameralism in Bangladesh?

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Tue, Mar 29 2016

Why not try out a system that works in the US, India, Australia, and Canada?It is quite legitimate to...

VVIPS: Here and there

VVIPS: Here and there

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Fri, Mar 11 2016

Why do we lack the decency to treat fellow citizens as equals?I feel it far more on trips, probably because...

Of lieutenant generals and secretaries...

Of lieutenant generals and secretaries...

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Fri, Feb 26 2016

Both Yaqub Khan and Boutros-Ghali were faced with decisions on genocideThe relatively unheralded deaths...

The good old days that weren’t

The good old days that weren’t

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Thu, Feb 11 2016

Were things really better in the past?Ah … the good old days. When politicians were honest. ...

Theocracies on a different...

Theocracies on a different...

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Fri, Jan 22 2016

Iran and Saudi Arabia may look similar on paper, but the former has an incredibly rich culture that can...

A Bengali, a Mormon, and a gay man walk...

A Bengali, a Mormon, and a gay man walk...

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Sat, Dec 26 2015

Real education is more than just a degreeIt was one of those SMS messages from one old university friend...

Recall our man in Islamabad

Recall our man in Islamabad

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Fri, Dec 11 2015

There just might be a cure for Nawaz Sharif’s historical amnesiaCount me amongst those who are absolutely...

The model that works

The model that works

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Fri, Nov 27 2015

The Ismaili community has shown remarkable ability to peacefully assimilate into the pluralistic ethos...

Where are the brotherly Arabs and...

Where are the brotherly Arabs and...

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Fri, Nov 13 2015

The ‘brothers’ from the Middle East have been less than welcomingSo, we have hundreds of thousands of...

Singapore this ain’t

Singapore this ain’t

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Fri, Nov 6 2015

To even begin to aspire to the standards of the successful city-state, we must root out corruptionThat...

Ben Carson on a Muslim president

Ben Carson on a Muslim president

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Sat, Oct 10 2015

An unpleasant point from a US presidential candidateLast month, when Republican presidential candidate...

An empty gesture

An empty gesture

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Sat, Oct 3 2015

Removing the private university VAT was more about self-preservation for the government At the risk of...