Stay alert to drug abuse, terrorism

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged members of Ansar and VDP to remain vigilant against drug abuse, militancy and terrorism.

Zero tolerance for terrorism

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated that Bangladesh doesn't allow its territory to be used by any terrorist, terrorist group or entity against any state or people, and always favours resolving any issue with neighbours through talks.

Eiffel Tower starts work on anti-terror upgrade

Works have started Monday to boost security at the Eiffel Tower as an anti-terrorism measure, city hall said, with bulletproof glass walls set to go up around the world's most visited monument.

Muslim leaders begin European tour to protest against terror

Dozens of religious leaders board a bus on the Champs Elysees in Paris to kick off a European tour of the sites of recent Islamist attacks to remember the victims and condemn violence.

Keep children away from terrorism, militancy: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges all again to remain alert so that students and children do not take the wrong path of terrorism, militancy and drug addiction.

CROSS-BORDER TERRORISM / India summons Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit

India has summoned Pakistan envoy and issued a strong demarche over Pakistan's continued support to cross-border terrorism in Kashmir, which has fuelled unrest in the Kashmir Valley.

US, Bangladesh agree to work for counter terrorism

The United States and Bangladesh have agreed to enhance cooperation in the areas of counter terrorism and countering violent extremism through capacity enhancement.

DMP opens counter terrorism unit

The "Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime" unit under Dhaka Metropolitan Police starts functioning from today with newly promoted Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Monirul Islam as its chief.

STRAIGHT LINE / The imperative of a counter-terrorism strategy

One may wonder if our politico-bureaucratic elite suffer from a lack of tradition on strategic thought. Such a worry arises in the...

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

The Grand Theatre of War

World War I was once thought of as 'the War to End All Wars'. But the hypothesis that “violence can be extinguished with greater violence” has since been thoroughly disproved and should have no place in modern statecraft. Yet it is the bedrock of anti-terrorism.