Fakhruddin Ahmed

LETTER FROM AMERICA

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Acting fuels Trump's success, just as it did Ronald Reagan's

Whether Trump can win the presidency is unclear. Trump supporters may be angry, but the rest of America is not.

March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

Improving the Dhaka airport experience

Before deplaning, I make sure that I won't have to use the bathroom facilities for the one to two hours that I will spend in the terminal building. The stench of the bathrooms is overpowering!...

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

The chickens have come home to roost for the Republicans

What a bizarre spectacle the US presidential primary campaigns are unfolding into! There is a lovefest among Democrats who cannot decide who they love more - Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders.

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

Punish the guilty, spare the innocent

I was shocked and horrified to learn of the indignities Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina suffered during her illegal imprisonment by the caretaker government of

February 20, 2016
February 20, 2016

A test for Bangladesh

Through my interactions with him over the last 25 years, I can honestly testify that Mahfuz Anam is a man of impeccable integrity, and a patriotic Bangladeshi of the highest order.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

Current state of the American presidential race

The American presidential race is a not a sprint - it is a marathon. As someone who has completed several marathons...

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Barack Obama: A most consequential President

President Barack Obama delivered his eighth and last State of the Union address on January 12. It was essentially a victory lap. He has

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

What makes Donald Trump and his supporters tick?

Americans vote for hope, not fear. Barack Obama's campaign was based on hope. Bill Clinton launched his campaign in 1992 from Hope, Arkansas, his hometown. Donald Trump's fear mongering...

December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015

The Nobel Prize that got away

On Saturday, December 19, the Bangladesh Society of New Jersey (BSNJ) celebrated Bangladesh's Victory Day at Rutgers University's

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

Trump's fascist response to home terror

Before the grieving relatives could bury the 14 innocent civilians mowed down by two Muslim terrorists in San Bernardino, California, on