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July 1, 2018
July 1, 2018

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.

June 29, 2018
June 29, 2018

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.

June 11, 2018
June 11, 2018

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.

May 27, 2018
May 27, 2018

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.

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