Opinion

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    Western intelligence may be exposed

    | Updated at 09:25pm on February 19, 2017

    WHY Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn had to leave within 23 days of being appointed to the post will remain something of a...

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    America third

    | Updated at 10:10pm on February 18, 2017

    IF THERE’S a single consistent aspect to Donald Trump’s strategic vision, it’s this: US foreign policy should always be governed by the simple principle of...

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    Kashmir evoked more attention in 1950s than it does now

    by Nyla Ali Khan | Updated at 10:05pm on February 18, 2017

    Despite the diatribe, ‘quiet diplomacy’, negotiations, has the political landscape of Kashmir, the nuclear flashpoint in South Asia, changed at all since 1953?...

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    What prompts the attorney general to defend WB in High Court?

    by Ismet Zerin Khan | Updated at 09:50pm on February 18, 2017

    THE recent Canadian Court verdict has finally cleared Bangladesh from a tarnished image caused by the World Bank’s false allegation of corruption against some high-level...

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    The VAT conundrum

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 17, 2017

    One needs to judge whether the English-medium education is a luxury item, thus justifying a tax on it on the grounds of equity, which is...

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    India to become hub for US Seventh Fleet

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 17, 2017

    India’s corporate media is staunchly in favour of the Indo-US alliance. Yet even it recalled that Washington used the Seventh Fleet to threaten India during...

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    Defending democracy in Latin America… but which democracy?

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 17, 2017

    Against whom must democracy be defended? Who must be protected? Today, uncertainty in the region, but especially in the United States and Europe, reshapes the...

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    The story of the Red Sea islands

    by Maged Mandour | Updated at 09:55pm on February 16, 2017

    IN APRIL 2016, an agreement was reached between Egypt and Saudi Arabia to transfer two islands in the Red Sea from Egyptian to Saudi sovereignty...

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    Trump caves on Flynn’s resignation

    | Updated at 09:55pm on February 16, 2017

    THE neocon-dominated US foreign policy establishment won an important victory in forcing the resignation of president Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn over a flimsy...

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    Plight of child domestic workers

    | Updated at 09:50pm on February 16, 2017

    WHENEVER we hear the instances of violence against child domestic workers, we constantly express our deep concerns; be it the case of a nine-year old...

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