Richard Nixon

The legacy of blood

Henry Kissinger is infamous in Bangladesh for allegedly terming the newly-independent country a “bottomless basket”, but this statement appears to be the least of his crimes against the people of Bangladesh.

April 3, 2022
April 3, 2022

Kissinger who called Bangladesh 'basket case' says US role in 1971 was a 'misjudgment'

Bangladesh is set to mark tomorrow the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties with the United States that had tilted towards Pakistan in 1971 while a key US policymaker at that time, Henry Kissinger, later called the stance “a case history of political misjudgment”.

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

The legacy of blood

Henry Kissinger is infamous in Bangladesh for allegedly terming the newly-independent country a “bottomless basket”, but this statement appears to be the least of his crimes against the people of Bangladesh.

July 20, 2015
July 20, 2015

'Nixon didn't give a fig for the 1971 genocide'

Former US president Richard Nixon “didn't give a fig for the genocide that was being committed in present-day Bangladesh”, says a Pulitzer winning New York Times journalist.