Shah Husain Imam | The Daily Star
  • Shah Husain Imam

    Columnist, The Daily Star

  • Kim Jong-un's methods in his madness

    A former British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's policy of appeasement to Hitler couldn't stop the Second World War from happening. This infamous reference point is raked up by the free rein the North Korea's predictably unpredictable leader Kim Jong-un has had, according to some analysts. Whether this is a bad or good analogy only time will reveal; and we needn't wait too long to find that out.
  • Scrounging off public services

    Unaccounted for money is susceptible to be ill-spent in drug markets, small arms purchases or financing hideous agendas. All this can destabilise a society.
  • No one to own up to chikungunya, measles, but the victims?

    Chikun-gunya in Dhaka and measles in Sitakunda, Chittagong have combined to highlight public health mismanagement at its height.
  • G20 summit outcome beyond the cold prints

    Who could disagree, for example, with the conclusion that the social and economic benefits and opportunities of life from orderly and regular migration can be substantial?
  • Striking a different path to fighting terrorism

    On June 21, 2017, Islamic State militants destroyed Mosul's 12th-century al-Nuri mosque and its iconic minaret al-Hadba as Iraq's counter-terrorism units advanced within 164 feet of the structure.