Opinion

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    Burma: complicity with evil?

    by Guy Horton | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2018

    THE United Nations has finally alleged Genocide, Crimes against humanity and War Crimes have been inflicted in Burma....

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    A promising start for Bangladesh

    by M Ashiq | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2018

    FACING Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup Cricket in the Dubai International Stadium on Saturday has been the first major encounter after a successful ODI...

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    Indian shadow on Bangladesh elections

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2018

    AN ARTICLE in South Asian Monitor Monitor on September 5 on Bangladesh’s forthcoming national elections by a former Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh that this...

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    Manufacturing nationalism

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2018

    OBSERVING the politics of his day many years ago a wit in Britain is said to have remarked ‘Patriotism is the last resort of the...

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    Edward Said: remembering a rootless mahiruha

    by Mohammad Zahidur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2018

    FIFTEEN years ago we lost Edward W Said — a celebrated scholar- in this month....

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    Will the new left stand up?

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2018

    THE left has a long legacy of being a moral force but not much more....

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    Continuing preference for 2015 Lanka reform agenda

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2018

    THE parliamentary committee headed by prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe that was established to look into the provincial delimitation report has requested that they be given...

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    Iraq’s prime ministers come and go, but the stalemate remains

    by Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2018

    AN IRAQI joke says that their country must have the most environmental government in the world since the same political leaders are always recycled, however...

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    American Anomie

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    THE French sociologist Emile Durkheim in his classic book ‘On Suicide’ examined the disintegration of social bonds that drive individuals and societies to personal and...

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    Young Iraqis rise up for a life worth living

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    HE WAS one of the first to take the streets of Basra. Hussam is 23 years old, wears ripped jeans like so many young people...

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