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    Mapping the American war on terror

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    IN SEPTEMBER 2001, the Bush administration launched the ‘Global War on Terror.’ Though ‘global’ has long since been dropped from the name, as it turns out, they weren’t kidding....

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    Council, commissions part of transition to rule of law

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    PRESIDENT Maithripala Sirisena has been joined by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and by other opposition members in denouncing the institution of the constitutional council and the independent commissions established under the 19th amendment....

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    Danger lurks in chemical shop relocation delay

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    THE government sitting on its plan to relocate chemical factories and warehouses from the densely populated Old Town of Dhaka to the city’s outskirts of...

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    Telcos breach of call drop parameter deplorable

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    EXPERIENCES of everyday subscribers do not depict an ideal situation in telecommunications facilities and mobile-based internet services. As a report of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory...

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    The challenge in the Pulwama attack

    Syed Ata Hasnain | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    India cannot achieve its strategic objectives if Kashmiris remain targets of harassment, and minorities are vilified, writes Syed Ata Hasnain IN RECENT months, those with...

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    Will trade war lead to real war with China?

    Chas W Freeman, Jr | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    What the US faces with China is not a new cold war but a contest unlike any it has known before, writes Chas W Freeman,...

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    Shun the TV, stop a war

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    IHAVE been studiously following the mantra given by George Perkovich, and, accordingly, haven’t watched Indian TV news for a couple of years or more. I...

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    What’s not being said about the Venezuela oil war

    F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    SO FAr much of the discussion over what is driving the bizarre Trump administration intervention into Venezuela centers around the comments of national security adviser...

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    The wall isn’t a state of emergency but a state of exception

    Julian de Medeiros | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    WHEN president Trump declared a national emergency for ‘virtual invasion purposes’, he gave new meaning to the Latin maxim ‘necessitas legem non habet’ (necessity has...

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    War mongering must give way to trust and peace

    Sandeep Pandey | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    I WENT to participate in a candle light homage paying event at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s statue organised by about 200 dalit students on Hazratganj main...

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