Muhammad Azizul Haque

March 21, 2017
March 21, 2017

A man of many strengths

On February 12, 2017, I first came to learn from a Facebook message from the Bangladesh Embassy in Brasilia that Mohamed Mijarul Quayes, Bangladesh Ambassador to Brazil, and former Foreign...

February 7, 2017
February 7, 2017

Trump's America – waning in greatness

Donald Trump's declared principle of “America first” implies that under him the US would pursue ultra-nationalist, protectionist and isolationist foreign policies.

October 19, 2016
October 19, 2016

Xi Jinping's milestone visit: transforming dynamics

These large investments from China and the prospect for more in the course of time have indeed ushered in a new era for the Sino-Bangladesh ties; and these investments will spark new dynamics in...

October 8, 2016
October 8, 2016

The race for global supremacy

The Cold War that began in the wake of World War II between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its...

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

Rethinking the population problem

With the knowledge that Bangladesh's population - which was about 75 million in 1971 - now stands bloated to more than 160 million, all crammed into ...

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Ambassador K M Shehabuddin: An intrepid patriot

April 15, 2016 will be the first death anniversary of Ambassador K M Shehabuddin, who served as Bangladesh's ambassador to Poland,

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Will we one day reunite as 'Akhand Bharat'?

INDIA'S ruling BJP's General Secretary, Mr. Ram Madhav, recently said in an interview to Al Jazeera that the RSS, his core organisation,

May 31, 2015
May 31, 2015

What it means for Bangladesh

On the world's geopolitical stage, the US and China are the two topmost actors of the 21st century; and India is not trailing very far