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OP-ED: Blinken confronts China, Kissinger...

OP-ED: Blinken confronts China, Kissinger...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Apr 22 2021

The US is restoring links to other nations, but is Biden’s approach up to expectations?

OP-ED: In 2021, the new enemy...

OP-ED: In 2021, the new enemy...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Apr 8 2021

50 years after independence, we wage a new war

OP-ED: The politics of Moudud

OP-ED: The politics of Moudud

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Apr 1 2021

His career could have reached greater heights had it not been for his political somersaults

OP-ED: Half a century on, a citizen’s...

OP-ED: Half a century on, a citizen’s...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Mar 25 2021

Where does Bangladesh go from here?

OP-ED: When actors become politicians...

OP-ED: When actors become politicians...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Mar 18 2021

Using glamorous faces is an easy way for political parties to make their presence felt

OP-ED: Sher-e-Bangla and the politics...

OP-ED: Sher-e-Bangla and the politics...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Mar 11 2021

Why AK Fazlul Huq needs restoration in the political narrative of Bangladesh

OP-ED: ‘The struggle this time is the...

OP-ED: ‘The struggle this time is the...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Sun, Mar 7 2021

The Dhaka Tribune presents the English rendering of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s seminal...

OP-ED: In March, the march of...

OP-ED: In March, the march of...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Mar 4 2021

In South Asia, this is a month of particular poignancy

OP-ED: Dhirendranath Dutta: The last...

Dhirendranath Dutta: The last full measure...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Feb 24 2021

He was the first Bengali to rise up and remind the powers that Bangla was a language of consequence

OP-ED: Our villages ought not to become...

OP-ED: Our villages ought not to become...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Feb 18 2021

It is a dangerous proposition to have villages recede into memory

OP-ED: People Power

OP-ED: People Power

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Feb 10 2021

When governments turn strangers to their people, civil disobedience matters

OP-ED: A diminished Suu Kyi, a diminished...

OP-ED: A diminished Suu Kyi, a diminished...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Feb 4 2021

It is a mistake to think that these past few years have been a time of democratic flowering in the...

OP-ED: Between impunity and...

OP-ED: Between impunity and...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jan 28 2021

A brief history of unscrupulous leaders who have escaped punishment

OP-ED: All those men in the shadow of...

OP-ED: All those men in the shadow of...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jan 21 2021

Trump’s dark world of petty behaviour is closing in on him

OP-ED: The loneliness of America’s vice...

OP-ED: The loneliness of America’s vice...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jan 14 2021

Their responsibilities have never been properly defined, save for the fact that they are a heartbeat...

OP-ED: January 1972: The nightingale...

OP-ED: January 1972: The nightingale...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Fri, Jan 8 2021

Bangabandhu’s arrival in London was the culmination of a phase in his life which has gone down...

OP-ED: KM Subhan: Our departed keeper...

OP-ED: KM Subhan: Our departed keeper...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Dec 30 2020

Courage and conviction epitomized his remarkable career

OP-ED: Imagining Trump’s martial law...

OP-ED: Imagining Trump’s martial law...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Dec 23 2020

Democracy is left bruised and bloodied by unscrupulous power-hungry individuals

OP-ED: Freedom walk in a long-ago...

OP-ED: Freedom walk in a long-ago...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Dec 16 2020

When liberty shone bright across the villages and towns of this beautiful land

OP-ED: It is not human rights when...

OP-ED: It is not human rights when...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Dec 10 2020

Human rights are about the dignity of individuals, about the integrity of societies

OP-ED: You count because you need to...

OP-ED: You count because you need to...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Dec 3 2020

Life, for all of us, is now lived in the looming shadow of death