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Orlando massacre underlines the urgency to crush ISIS

Muslim Americans were having a good week last week. As Americans watched the nationally televised funeral for Muhammad Ali on

Muhammad Ali, forever the Greatest

In eulogising a hero, as Muhammad Ali was to me, the danger is that one may get carried away and heap undeserved superlatives on the

RECENT KILLINGS TARNISH BANGLADESH’S TOLERANT IMAGE

Not only the European Union, but the rest of the world is also beginning to express concern about the spate of killings by extremists in Bangladesh over the last three years.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

Orlando massacre underlines the urgency to crush ISIS

Muslim Americans were having a good week last week. As Americans watched the nationally televised funeral for Muhammad Ali on

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

Muhammad Ali, forever the Greatest

In eulogising a hero, as Muhammad Ali was to me, the danger is that one may get carried away and heap undeserved superlatives on the

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

RECENT KILLINGS TARNISH BANGLADESH’S TOLERANT IMAGE

Not only the European Union, but the rest of the world is also beginning to express concern about the spate of killings by extremists in Bangladesh over the last three years.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Pakistan incrminates itself for war crimes in Bangladesh

When it comes to Bangladesh, Pakistan practices its own version of Holocaust denial and continues to behave like unrepentant Nazis. Pakistan never admitted to the crimes its soldiers committed against Bangladeshis in 1971.

April 9, 2016
April 9, 2016

Tigers Need To Pick Up on their fielding

The recently concluded World T20 Championship in India started with a bang – with Martin Guptill of New Zealand hitting the first ball

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Acting fuels Trump's success, just as it did Ronald Reagan's

Whether Trump can win the presidency is unclear. Trump supporters may be angry, but the rest of America is not.

March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

Improving the Dhaka airport experience

Before deplaning, I make sure that I won't have to use the bathroom facilities for the one to two hours that I will spend in the terminal building. The stench of the bathrooms is overpowering! One shudders to think of the reaction of foreigners.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

The chickens have come home to roost for the Republicans

What a bizarre spectacle the US presidential primary campaigns are unfolding into! There is a lovefest among Democrats who cannot decide who they love more - Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders.

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

Punish the guilty, spare the innocent

I was shocked and horrified to learn of the indignities Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina suffered during her illegal imprisonment by the caretaker government of

February 20, 2016
February 20, 2016

A test for Bangladesh

Through my interactions with him over the last 25 years, I can honestly testify that Mahfuz Anam is a man of impeccable integrity, and a patriotic Bangladeshi of the highest order.