Adnan R Amin | The Daily Star
  • Adnan R Amin

    The writer is a strategy and communications consultant.

  • An idea whose time has come

    A great example of citizens failing to arrest political devolution is how a mediocre businessman – with a bad toupée, vocabulary of a fifth grader and freakishly small hands – danced his way to the American presidency.
  • An Unwanted People

    The International Community seems to be unable, if not unwilling, to adequately respond to the recent escalation in Rohingya persecution. Long before this crackdown, apartheid conditions prevailed for the Muslim minority.
  • Demonetisation: A Noteworthy Modification

    India's sudden-death demonetisation resembles a gamble: it will either be a big win or a catastrophic fail. Perhaps it is this realisation that keeps the administration squarely in the PM's corner.
  • The Fog of War

    2005: the War on Terror was in its third year. Hundreds of tonnes of explosives had pummeled Iraq and Afghanistan, and thousands
  • What's in a frame?

    It was always destined to become iconic: an image of blood-red streams flowing through a cityscape. The city was Dhaka and the