Despite the so-called bad governance, how has the economy of Bangladesh been growing at rates higher than those of most South Asian countries? Is this a black box whose mysteries cannot be known? Is this really a 'paradox' or 'development surprise' as perceived by some economists at the World Bank?
Saliha Ben Ali, a Belgian mother whose son was killed in 2013 while fighting for IS in Syria, speaks at the programme “Campaign to Counter Violent Extremism: Learning from the Society Against Violent Extremism (SAVE) Belgium” at Dhaka University.
Why do so many Bangladeshi migrant workers get mistreated?
The country has failed to do justice to writers like Ahmed Rajib Haider
James Robart’s order of last week that put in temporary abeyance on President Trump’s immigration and refugees order, my thoughts turned to the ongoing reconstitution of the Election Commission in Bangladesh.
The new Citizenship Bill is self-defeating
The Labour Party leader announced that he would force his front-bench team to vote in favour of a government bill to leave the European Union. Accordingly, he imposed a "three-line whip" for MPs to support the bill in parliament.
How can we stop young people from falling prey to extremism?
Does Rampal represent the slow death of democracy in Bangladesh?
Bangladesh has been playing an active role in developing the international climate change policy regime, involving negotiation processes since the first Conference of Parties (COP1) of the UN Framework of Convention of Climate Change
India remians the inflexible bête-noir for Pakistan, yet there are few books by Indian authors that have sought to interpret the prodigal neighbour in a holistic, informed and empathetic manner.
The line that Mortimer Durand drew across a small map in 1893 has bled the Pashtun heart ever since. More than a century later both sides of that line remain restless. But the mystery behind what actually happened on 12 November 1893 has never ...
What went wrong for the West in Afghanistan? Why couldn't a global coalition led by the world's preeminent military and economic power defeat "a bunch of farmers in plastic sandals on dirt bikes" in a conflict that outlasted b...
What will be Pakistan's fate? Acts of commission or omission by itself, in/by neighbours, and superpowers far and near have led the nuclear-armed country at a strategic Asian crossroads to emerge as a serious regional and global concern whi...
Some South African generals, allied with the British forces, sought segregation from the enlisted men, all blacks, after being taken prisoners of war. The surprised German commander told them firmly that they would have to share the same quarte...