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To the sound of trumpets

To the sound of trumpets

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Mon, Jul 7 2014

The truth is, ISIS, al-Qaeda, and their various other incarnations do not represent Islam or MuslimsIt...

To the sound of trumpets

To the sound of trumpets

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Mon, Jul 7 2014

The truth is, ISIS, al-Qaeda, and their various other incarnations do not represent Islam or MuslimsIt...

A bang and a whimper

A bang and a whimper

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Mon, Jun 30 2014

Many have been lulled into believing in the principles of Gavrilo Princip that assassinations are positive...

Teach, don’t preach

Teach, don’t preach

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Mon, Jun 23 2014

Educational institutions are about dispensing knowledge, not judgment or faithThe recent actions of the...

Cup of dreams

Cup of dreams

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Mon, Jun 9 2014

Here is an organisation that unabashedly reeks of elitism and takes pride in its opacity, all the while...

The mighty pen

The mighty pen

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Mon, Jun 2 2014

In a world that makes very little sense, that sees confusion and misinformation spread instead of knowledge,...

The enemy within

The enemy within

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Mon, May 26 2014

Each detestable murder and kidnapping done in the name of their God will be denounced as an act of terrorMore...

Watered-down

Watered-down

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Mon, May 19 2014

The people need to know their place, and if they forget, they need to be put there by force. They are...

Lawrence of Brunei

Lawrence of Brunei

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Mon, May 12 2014

If Saudi Arabia and the UAE are tolerated, then faulting Brunei is little more than an overblown publicity...

Rinse and repeat

Rinse and repeat

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Mon, Apr 21 2014

Freedoms of speech in countries that champion human rights exist on condition that they never threaten...

People in glass houses

People in glass houses

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Tue, Apr 1 2014

Crying wolf or crocodile tears as the occasion calls for it is straight out of the distrustful playbook...

The age of self-determination

The age of self-determination

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Tue, Mar 25 2014

Bangladesh is able to hold its head high as an independent country because of the will of its peopleBeing...

239 greater than 370

239 greater than 370

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Mon, Mar 17 2014

Amongst all the fanatical fantasies is one truth: There were 227 passengers and 12 crew members on boardFull...

Familiarity breeds contempt

Familiarity breeds contempt

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Mon, Mar 10 2014

The protesters of a country of overly tolerant people had unanimously said that they had, finally, had...

Egalitarian Uncle Pennybags

Egalitarian Uncle Pennybags

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Mon, Mar 3 2014

The rich deserve more votes than the poor, with a direct correlation between the number of votes each...

More qi than Sochi

More qi than Sochi

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Mon, Feb 24 2014

The masses were supposed to have been outraged by Putin’s draconian anti-equality laws, not jubilant...

It is history

It is history

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Mon, Feb 17 2014

It is time for Bangladesh to be honest about its history of the last millenniumMichael Gove’s idea...

Cotton without candy

Cotton without candy

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Mon, Feb 10 2014

All that will remain are unwanted memories of jubilation when a man was sentenced to death, and cake...

Limits of acceptability

Limits of acceptability

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Mon, Feb 3 2014

Calling a hat a chair works for only so long. By ordinary standards, this time limit has expired“No...

Minorities beware

Minorities beware

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Mon, Jan 27 2014

The law of any land confirms one undeniable principle: The termination, torture, or humiliation of any...

Bangladeshis and their friends

Bangladeshis and their friends

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Mon, Jan 20 2014

There are no quick fixes for Bangladesh. The failures of the past can be attributed to this fact not...