Rainer Ebert and Tibor R. Machan

The YouTube ban and the right road to development

November 1, 2012
The YouTube ban and the right road to development

The 14-minute trailer of the movie titled “Innocence of Muslims,” a movie that may or may not exist, is poorly made and outright stupid. Read more »

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Andrew Eagle

How to make a terrorist: The do-it-yourself guide

October 31, 2012
How to make a terrorist: The do-it-yourself guide

The first thing you’ll need in making your terrorist is a human being, and in choosing one there are a number of factors to consider.  Firstly, youth can be a valuable asset. Read more »

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Ahmed Shafee

Asymptotic freedom

December 16, 2011
Asymptotic freedom

One of the great successes of modern science is discovery of the theory of strong nuclear force which is responsible for the binding of neutrons and protons inside different nuclei. Particles called gluons are responsible for this strong force which provides us with the energy in nuclear reactors and in atom bombs. One of the most surprising results of this theory – colourfully called “Quantum Chromodynamics” Read more »

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A. K. M. Nazrul Islam

COP 11 to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and Bangladesh

October 30, 2012
COP 11 to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and Bangladesh

The Eleventh Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has recently been held (8-19 October) in Hyderabad, India. Read more »

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Hasan Zillur Rahim

Bangladeshi-American Democratic Caucus

October 29, 2012
Bangladeshi-American Democratic Caucus

Political activism for promoting community interests as well as the common good is the hallmark of a flourishing democracy. Without active and focused political participation Read more »

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Asif Farooq

The case of Nafis and the perpetual state of denial

October 26, 2012
The case of Nafis and the perpetual state of denial

The world obviously is not a perfect place. The sheer multitude of stories from different corners of the world is overwhelming. The more interconnected we are, the more we get to learn about different cultures, cohesion and conflicts among us. Read more »

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Rumi Ahmed

One Nafis, many problems

October 25, 2012
One Nafis, many problems

Let me start by asking you all a question. You may have a very strong religious affiliation; your faith may be impeccable. Or you may be deeply indoctrinated with a political ideology. Read more »

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Nicholas Wapshott

Economic recovery may come too late for Obama

October 28, 2012
Economic recovery may come too late for Obama

The green shoots of recovery are growing a little taller. Newly released gross domestic product estimates measuring consumer Read more »

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David Rohde

Romney’s Etch a Sketch foreign policy

October 24, 2012
Romney’s Etch a Sketch foreign policy

During last night’s foreign policy debate, the Mitt Romney of the Republican primaries disappeared. Romney’s April criticism of Obama’s decision to commit the United States military to helping oust Muammar Qaddafi in Libya disappeared. Read more »

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