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When soldiers occupy their own countries

January 25, 2015
Syed Badrul Ahsan
When soldiers occupy their own countries

The army-picked parliament in Thailand has impeached deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
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National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: Improvement?

January 19, 2015
Zahidul Islam
National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: Improvement?

Last year we wrote an article entitled ‘National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: What does it indicate?‘ to give an overview on National Water Security Index (NWSI)
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Meet Rajowl and Oli: corporal punishment whistleblowers

January 16, 2015
Sir Frank Peters
Meet Rajowl and Oli: corporal punishment whistleblowers

Meet Rajowl Karim and Oli Ullah. Five years ago, they would have graduated with first-class honours from the Edward Snowden Whistleblower’s Academy … had it existed!
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Charlie Hebdo: Of Jihadists and Jane Austen

January 16, 2015
Anatul Fateh
Charlie Hebdo: Of Jihadists and Jane Austen

In Chapter 11 of the English writer Jane Austen’s much-loved novel Pride and Prejudice is the following exchange between the two central characters, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett.
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“Lasting and expanding”? On the longevity of ISIS

December 19, 2014
Hassan Mneimneh
“Lasting and expanding”? On the longevity of ISIS

In its messaging to its multiple audiences, the “Islamic State”
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Before dying, a historic victory

December 6, 2014
M. Sophia Newman
Before dying, a historic victory

The back, the yoke, the yardage. Lapped seams
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West worried over AIIB

November 19, 2014
Subir Bhaumik
West worried over AIIB

The US and the West has reasons to be worried about China
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Our masters’ voice?

November 16, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
Our masters’ voice?

Is looking upon foreign media as provider of truth and counsel a natural phenomenon
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“He could have been saved but for money”

November 15, 2014
M. Sophia Newman
“He could have been saved but for money”

“Maybe I should kill myself,” my friend said
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Arab unrest in Jerusalem

November 13, 2014
Rashid I. Khalidi
Arab unrest in Jerusalem

Once again, widespread popular unrest has broken out in Jerusalem.
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Dear London…

November 10, 2014
Pratiti Shirin
Dear London…

I moved into a dorm a few days ago.
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TMC’s unhealthy opposition to Awami League

October 28, 2014
Ashis Biswas
TMC’s unhealthy opposition to Awami League

The Government of India’s decisive intervention into the law and order situation in West Bengal, following the Burdwan blast
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A quiet transition

October 5, 2014
M A Taslim
A quiet transition

During the early phases of economic development most people in a country find employment in agricultural and related activities.
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The economic lessons from Scotland

September 20, 2014
Edward Hadas
The economic lessons from Scotland

Adam Smith, one of the leading figures of the 18th century Scottish intellectual enlightenment, liked free markets and restrained governments.
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