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    Whose blood, whose treasure?

    William Astore | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2019

    ‘VENI, Vidi, Vici’, boasted Julius Caesar, one of history’s great military captains. ‘I came, I saw, I conquered.’...

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    When free speech is truly free

    Sundar Sarukkai  | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2019

    FREEDOM is a theme which is going to come up again and again through this election. It is a term, like truth, that has globally become extremely important today....

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    Social democracy revealed to America

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2019

    AFTER spending most of my adult life in various Eastern and Western European countries, I returned to the US just before the turn of the twenty-first century....

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    Govt must up recovery efforts to make bad loans less bad

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    THE government’s move to allow the restructuring of large amounts of loans in default by making a down payment up to Tk 10 million rightly raises concern as the provision could be misused and rewarding for large and wilful defaulters enjoying political clout....

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    Efforts needed to ensure women’s nutrition

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    SPEAKERS at a discussion in the capital said that, according to World Food Programme, 67 per cent of Bangladeshi women took inadequate micro- and macro-nutrients....

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    Probing censorship, clamped on Christchurch fallout

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    REGARDLESS of the sources of violence, or the politics of casualties, or the targeted locations, or the freedom enjoyed by citens, government responses have mostly remained lacklustre, when faced with terrorism....

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    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Ahsan I Butt  | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    SIXTEEN years after the United States invaded Iraq and left a trail of destruction and chaos in the country and the region, one aspect of the war remains criminally under-examined: why was it fought in the first place?....

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    Militarising Bangladesh borders self-defeating for India

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    We require strong institutions and forward-looking policies in which the government’s role is light and one of enablement....

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