Sayeed Ahmed

Dr 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. He is currently the CEO of Bayside Analytix, a technology-focused strategy and management consulting organisation.

Whose interest is Hamas serving?

During his 14-year rule over the past 15 years, Netanyahu did everything possible to keep Hamas in power in Gaza

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Death, destruction, and misery mean nothing to the merchants of war

How many more deaths will satisfy the war merchants’ thirst for profit?

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Bangladesh’s tragic project implementation record

There are numerous projects which are suffering chronic delays and cost escalations, jeopardising Bangladesh's odyssey to becoming a developed nation.

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Who is winning the Beijing-Washington tech war?

One crucial aim of the Washington-led tech war is preventing Beijing from making advanced chips by blocking technology from the West

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What does Bangladesh’s space research organisation really do?

Bangladesh’s Space Research and Remote Sensing Organisation (SPARRSO) came under scathing criticism from netizens.

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Dear marketing gurus, don’t take consumers for idiots

Increasingly, making false claims and presenting distorted facts have become a trend to increase sales.

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The Moon is hot again, but why?

After so many years, why has the Moon landing become so cool again? The simple answer is: water.

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December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

How can the land of Hafez, Sa’di, and Rumi be so cruel?

The absolutist, merciless state contradicts Iran’s deep roots in Sufism.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

China and the US must escape both Thucydides and Kindleberger traps

Beijing believes it i​​s their destiny to lead the world by 2049, the Communist Revolution’s 100th anniversary, as set out in Xi Jinping’s long-term vision.

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

Superpower rivalry in the knowledge economy: Is the balance of power shifting?

Of the world’s 114 smartest factories that deploy cutting edge Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies, China owns a whopping 42.

October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022

Is space the final frontier of superpower rivalry?

Will it be possible for Washington to stall Beijing’s progress in space technology?

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

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