Sayeed Ahmed

Sayeed Ahmed is a development professional involved in the infrastructure consulting business for over 20 years and has worked on projects under several government agencies in developing countries, Asian Development Bank and other institutions.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Kennan’s 1946 ‘Long Telegram’ from Moscow: Is it relevant for Beijing?

The China containment policy has taken deep roots following Kennan’s anti-Soviet postulations.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

China unlikely to make a rash move over Taiwan

Neither the US nor China would prefer a war just now because Taiwan’s semiconductor industry, essential for both, will be among the first casualties of a conflict.

September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022

US controls advanced chips, but China has another card

Beijing has control over a vital resource essential for weapons, petroleum and electronics.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

The Taiwan Question: China-US battle for semiconductor supremacy

Taiwanese fabrication plants dominate the semiconductor fabrication or foundry market, earning over 60 percent of global revenue.

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

Peace is good for all, but why do some still prefer conflict?

The incumbent superpower is now ominously sliding towards a military confrontation with the rising one.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit: An ominous sign of how the superpower rivalry might unfold

It could lead to an unimaginable catastrophe that the world can’t afford

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

We need to talk about the World Bank

Has this above-the-law institution lost relevance in today’s world?

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

To Washington’s glee, Ukraine war hits Turkiye’s military ambitions

The last decade has witnessed a spectacular boom in Turkiye’s defence industry.

June 3, 2022
June 3, 2022

Why Bangladesh should adopt Agriculture 4.0

Technologies are getting more affordable with time, allowing farmers in Bangladesh to adopt Agriculture 4.0, which offers much greater efficiency and production potential.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

Europe’s colonial history and double standard

Commemorating Europe Day, European mission heads in Bangladesh jointly penned an opinion piece published by The Daily Star on May 9.