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Illusions of secularity

Illusions of secularity

Communalism was never a part of Bangladesh’s founding principles

The last nail on the coffin?

The last nail on the coffin?

Will Trump cry foul play after the election?

No triumph for Trump in the first...

No triumph for Trump in the first...

The Republican contestant revealed his lack of knowledge of politics, domestic or international

John Kerry’s nine hours in Dhaka

John Kerry’s nine hours in Dhaka

The success of the visit will be determined by what happens next

The elephant in the room and our...

The elephant in the room and our...

There is plenty of evidence that globally inspired terrorism has come to Bangladesh

A tale of two conventions

A tale of two conventions

The theatrics of this year’s US presidential race surpass that of any in the past

Is the destruction of IS enough?

Is the destruction of IS enough?

The jihadist fight does not end at IS

A heavy price to pay

A heavy price to pay

We deserve the truth, not more political blame games

Bloodbath and beyond

Bloodbath and beyond

Muslims in the US should understand the post-Orlando fallout

The usual suspects

The usual suspects

We need a direct approach to tackling terrorism in this country

Obama’s legacy and the United States...

Obama’s legacy and the United States...

The first African American President of the United States (and probably the only one for next few decades)...

The great dictators

The great dictators

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Sun, Feb 21 2016

Was the Middle East really better off before US’s invasion? Among the issues discussed in debates by...

Fury and bloodbath in Pakistan

Fury and bloodbath in Pakistan

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Sat, Jan 23 2016

The voices of progressive and moderate elements will continue to be suppressed if the politics of Pakistan...

The unsinkable Donald Trump

The unsinkable Donald Trump

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Tue, Jan 19 2016

While saner Americans are appalled by Trump’s outlandish statements, he continues to be cheered on by...

In quest of status

In quest of status

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Thu, Jan 14 2016

It would be demeaning to associate the status of a bureaucratic position to that of a university professor...

Random acts of terror

Random acts of terror

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Mon, Oct 5 2015

We shouldn’t be too ready to jump to the conclusion of organised religious militancyIn the conflict-ridden...

From one hostile land to another

From one hostile land to another

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Sun, Sep 27 2015

Middle Eastern refugees wish to run away from their entire region, not just their respective nationsThe...

The indisputable legacy of...

The indisputable legacy of...

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Mon, Aug 24 2015

Bangabandhu’s portrait may not hang in one building or another, but there can be no doubt about his role...

From Arab Spring to Arab Winter

From Arab Spring to Arab Winter

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Tue, Jul 7 2015

Western democracy, as it exists, is based on the fundamental principles of universal human rights. Unfortunately,...

US to Cuba, finally

US to Cuba, finally

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Thu, Apr 30 2015

President Obama made history recently when he met with Cuban President Raul Castro one-to-one at the...

The Middle East boiling in the...

The Middle East boiling in the...

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Sat, Mar 28 2015

Defying all predictions to the contrary, Israel’s hawkish prime minister has a fourth-time chance...