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    Why Iran needs a war economy

    by Ismael Hossein-Zadeh | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    FACED with the relentless US economic war, Iran needs a war economy. Indeed, the plan of a war economy should not be very difficult for...

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    On nuclear arms control

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    Existing nuclear arms control agreements need to be brought in line with today’s political realities, writes Rakesh Sood Last month, US president Donald Trump declared...

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    Bangladesh: present, future thoughts

    by Harun ur Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    THE book Bangladesh: Bartaman or Bhabishyat Bhabna (Bangladesh: present and future thoughts), written by Mahmud Reza Chowdhury and published by the Academic Press Publishers Library,...

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    The west is failing Julian Assange

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    While the media focused on Julian Assange’s cat rather than his continuing arbitrary detention, evidence shows that Britain worked hard to force his extradition to...

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    Faulty gas cylinders, flawed monitoring prove fatal

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    GAS cylinders are now used for various purposes, from CNG-run vehicles to household chores, but without putting in place a system of monitoring the entire...

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    Incumbents must walk their talk on level playing field

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    A LOT of happenings are taking place in the electoral fray, with the government having held dialogues with parties in the opposition apparently aimed at...

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    Two sardars, one statue

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2018

    ATAL Behari Vajpayee did not quote Sardar Patel in Lahore. Had he done that, his summit with Nawaz Sharif would probably have collapsed before the Kargil stand-off could ruin it....

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    Sirisena needs to be reached sooner rather than later

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2018

    EVEN as the political crisis continues to drag on the cost to the country is immense. This past weekend I was in Deniyaya to meet with civil society activists for an activity that had been arranged prior to the political crisis...

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    Justice Manik and using war criminals as historical source

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2018

    THE use of Mittha Khan as a source to trash Kamal Hossain is not acceptable in Bangladesh....

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    A new Asia ‘cooperation sphere’?

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2018

    ONE of the more important consequences of the Trump Administration trade war against both China as well as Japan is the recent diplomatic and economic meeting between Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe and China’s president Xi Jinping in Beijing....

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