M Adil Khan

The author is a professor at the School of Social Science, University of Queensland, Australia and former senior policy manager of the United Nations.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

We are better off but not happy!

Bangladeshis simply cannot allow extremists to triumph over liberalism and the way to defeat extremism is neither through dagger nor through 'development' but through unadulterated democracy.

September 16, 2015
September 16, 2015

IT'S THE SOCIETY, STUPID!

In spite of significant progress in economic growth, most societies these days face intractable maladies in terms of rising inequities, crime, marginalisation of the disadvantaged, denting of democratic values, falling moral standards, etc.

April 8, 2015
April 8, 2015

Bangladesh's Intractable Political Woes

IN his book The Art of Positive Leadership: Becoming a Person Worth Following, leadership expert Retired Air Force General John E. Michel states that...