BLACK, WHITE & GREY | The Daily Star
  • EVM: A Pointless Debate

    The Bangladesh Election Commission (BEC) has successfully prompted an unnecessary debate just four months ahead of the national

  • Unmaking a 'lost generation'

    The dire warning of Unicef about the Rohingya children refugees in the camps in Bangladesh that they may become a “lost generation” warrants urgent and serious attention of the Bangladeshi policymakers and world leaders.

  • Will Myanmar fool the international community?

    Two recent developments have once again raised questions about the role of the international community with regard to the Rohingya refugee crisis.

  • COUNTER-TERRORISM STRATEGY: An Alternative Proposal

    Although the concept of confront-terrorism and related strategies have a long global history, the attack at the Holey Artisan Café on July 1, 2016 made counter-terrorism (CT) a topic of public discourse in Bangladesh.

  • Trump Wins, America Loses

    The US Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Trump's travel ban, infamously known as the “Muslim Ban”, will have far reaching impacts, both domestic and international.

  • Is Myanmar changing its tune?

    Banglade-sh's decision to respond to the ICC's request regarding the Rohingya situation, particularly about the territorial jurisdiction of ICC, is a welcome development. It's encouraging to see that Bangladesh, at least presently, is making a prudent move to consider options beyond the bilateral arrangement with Myanmar regarding repatriations of about 750,000 refugees. The futile policy of “putting all eggs in one basket” seems to have run its course with no visible results.

  • Cancellation of Trump-Kim summit: who benefits?

    The cancellation of the much-hyped planned summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was not completely unexpected for several reasons.

Top