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    A doctor’s prescription for a better path to prevention

    George Smith | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    AND then there’s the interplay of morality and drugs affecting how we view people addicted and how we treat them. As Dr. Selim puts it,...

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    Can Bangladesh politics recover from ‘conspiracies’?

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    ANOTHER day, another conspiracy theory and accusation, another dose of toxicity added to what goes on in Bangladesh in the name of politics. Bangladesh is...

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    Setting a perilous Lanka precedent

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    IN A constitutional democracy, the constitution is the supreme law and governance cannot be on the basis of personal prejudices or the whims and fancies...

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    Yet another fiasco in J&K

    Radha Kumar | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    New Delhi must not allow the downward spiral to continue through to the general elections, writes Radha Kumar LAST week’s dramatic development — of Jammu...

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    Trumps foreign policy war on Americans

    by Sheldon Richman | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    BEYOND any reasonable doubt, in substance if not in appearance, Donald Trump is a thoroughly conventional American politician. It’s a wonder that anyone requires proof...

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    Yaba: A doctor’s prescription for a better path to prevention – I

    George Smith | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    AMULTITUDE of Sun Tzu aphorisms could be well applied to the ill-conceived, immoral war on drugs Bangladesh is waging. Perhaps most apropos: ‘Victorious warriors win first...

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    Lessons on building democracy after nonviolent revolutions

    Jonathan Pinckney | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    IN 2011, Egypt began a political transition following a nonviolent revolution. There was tremendous optimism both from within the country and abroad that the transition...

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    Troubled ties

    Touqir Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    TRUMP’S remarks reflect this reality better than the public and official reaction of Pakistan. The fact is, it is not Pakistan but its services that...

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    The global financial crime wave is no accident

    Nat Dyer | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2018

    THERE was a little bit of good news this month for those worried about a tidal wave of McMafia-style financial crime....

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    Bleak era for media in Pakistan

    Abbas Nasir | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2018

    THERE is little doubt that the media in Pakistan is besieged today as it is getting battered by different elements that range from the authorities...

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