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OP-ED: Barcelona to Bangladesh

OP-ED: Barcelona to Bangladesh

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Feb 24 2021

The language of liberation is more than a contest over words and flags

OP-ED: The Tatmadaw takeover shines...

OP-ED: The Tatmadaw takeover shines...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Feb 10 2021

Faux outrage, schadenfreude, and the gritty reality of geo-politics all co-exist in reaction to Myanmar’s...

OP-ED: The River Naf is a Berlin...

OP-ED: The River Naf is a Berlin...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Jan 27 2021

Elites in Dhaka and Yangon aren’t really interested in each other

OP-ED: Reset or acceleration?

OP-ED: Reset or acceleration?

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Jan 13 2021

In this year of anniversaries, which will eventually prove to be more significant?

OP-ED: Bread or guns?

OP-ED: Bread or guns?

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Dec 30 2020

From the Bosphorus to the Indus, trade and commerce must prevail over war. The region, Europe, and China...

OP-ED: 1971: Power did come from the...

OP-ED: 1971: Power did come from the...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Dec 16 2020

Bengalis picked up the gun to fight for freedom in 1971? Why didn’t Indian leaders do the same...

OP-ED: Could inequality ruin the Asian...

Could inequality ruin the Asian...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Dec 2 2020

Will crazy rich Asians become passé as we emerge from a pandemic-riven world?

OP-ED: Is Bangladesh stuck on the periphery...

OP-ED: Is Bangladesh stuck on the periphery...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Nov 18 2020

India has self-isolated from the core of Asia, but Bangladesh cannot remain shivering in the cold...

OP-ED: Decline and rise?

OP-ED: Decline and rise?

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Tue, Nov 3 2020

The next president of the US will have to manage the decline of a divided society (but he...

OP-ED: Will a new coalition corner...

OP-ED: Will a new coalition corner...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Tue, Oct 20 2020

Is the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue destined to fail?

OP-ED: Does the West need foreign...

OP-ED: Does the West need foreign...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Tue, Oct 6 2020

East Asia watches in astonishment as Europe fails to tame the virus

OP-ED: Why is everyone eyeing...

OP-ED: Why is everyone eyeing...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Sep 23 2020

This decade could witness the coming together of a new Eurasian axle running from Beijing via Moscow...

OP-ED: Good times, bad times on the...

OP-ED: Good times, bad times on the...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Tue, Sep 8 2020

Is a Sino-Indian confrontation really inevitable?

OP-ED: Beyond borders

OP-ED: Beyond borders

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Sat, Aug 22 2020

Beijing is back with much bigger ideas

Will the virus shake up Asia in more...

Will the virus shake up Asia in more...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Sat, Apr 25 2020

Gainers and losers are emerging in the fight against the pandemic

Are we on the way to a Brave New...

Are we on the way to a Brave New...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Tue, Apr 7 2020

This crisis will reveal just how vulnerable we are