Posts Tagged ‘ USA ’

Seventy years of unfinished business

August 6, 2015
A. Rahman
Seventy years of unfinished business

Two dates – August 6, 1945 and August 9, 1945 – will remain firmly etched in the minds of humanity as the example of the world’s worst man-made disaster and cruelty. People will recoil, as long as human civilisation lasts, at how the evil nature of human beings can cause such enormous death, destruction,...
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What will the Iran nuclear deal really accomplish?

August 6, 2015
Zeenat Khan
What will the Iran nuclear deal really accomplish?

With all the hubbub of the landmark nuclear deal with Iran and the US, let us also reflect on the sheer horror of August 6, 1945 during World War II. This year will mark the 70th anniversary of America dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. It was a direct order from US president...
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Posted in Bi-lateral Issue, Nuclear, Politics, World | 4 Comments »

Trans Pacific Partnership and garment export

July 8, 2015
M A Taslim
Trans Pacific Partnership and garment export

Whenever any of our major trade partners contemplates a free trade agreement or special trade preferences for countries that are exporters of apparels, an alarm is raised that such an agreement would adversely impact the export of apparels from Bangladesh. There was considerable unease when EU granted GSP+ trade privileges to Sri Lanka in...
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Marriage in the days of ISIS and SCOTUS

July 5, 2015
Kayes Ahmed
Marriage in the days of ISIS and SCOTUS

“The arc of moral universe is long but it bends towards justice” is an immortal quote from Martin Luther King, Jr. That Arc finally bent towards justice when the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) made Gay Marriage the Law of the land.  The Christian Right (I am also sure religious fundamentalists of...
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India and the US get closer and cosier

February 3, 2015
Sanjay Kapoor
India and the US get closer and cosier

US President Barack Obama’s town hall engagement with the people of Delhi
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Cuba: from Eisenhower to Obama

December 21, 2014
Syed Badrul Ahsan
Cuba: from Eisenhower to Obama

Fidel Castro and his band of guerrillas
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American rickshaw

August 19, 2014
M. Sophia Newman
American rickshaw

Last month, the New York Times ran images of rickshaws in Kolkata, declaring the transportation mode “among the last in the world.”
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US power: Waging cold wars without end

July 5, 2014
Nicholas Wapshott
US power: Waging cold wars without end

Suddenly, it seems, the world is at war. In Iraq, armed and angry militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
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America bloodies Middle East

June 19, 2014
A. Rahman
America bloodies Middle East

Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq, has now fallen to the ISIS (an acronym for Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (Syria)) on Tuesday
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Managing violence, Chicago-style

May 29, 2014
M. Sophia Newman
Managing violence, Chicago-style

In the past year, I’ve written multiple articles about the war crimes tribunals and violence in Bangladesh. People tend to say I must
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Posted in Crime, Violence | 16 Comments »

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