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    The perils and absurdity of Iraq War 4.0

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 03, 2021

    PRESIDENT Joe Biden launched a strike on Iranian backed militia in Syria, reportedly in reprisal for rocket attacks on US forces. Such attacks should not...

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    The dubious national interest

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on March 03, 2021

    GENERAL Pervez Musharraf was returning from a strategic meeting in Colombo when Nawaz Sharif overplayed his hand. He interdicted the army chief’s flight, and set...

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    Submarine arms proliferation

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 03, 2021

    IN 1981–1982, eight Asian countries had 147 submarines in their naval inventories. Out of the 147 submarines, 144 were conventional, coastal and mini submarines and...

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    Charity won’t end vaccine apartheid

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2021

    LATE last week, the leaders of the most powerful countries on earth seemed to have been infected with a bout of internationalism. Ahead of a...

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    How to repurpose growth capital

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2021

    DAVID Fleming, the late British economist, contributed many blazing insights; one that’s captivated my attention recently has to do with capital. Fleming counted six kinds...

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    Coup leaders, Suu Kyi betrayed democracy in Burma

    Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2021

    WHAT is taking place in Burma right now is a military coup. There can be no other description for such an unwarranted action as the...

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    Should older people be vaccinated on priority?

    Abu Muhammad Zakir Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2021

    PEOPLE, in general, and decision makers in the health sector, in particular, have to know about the possible and real efficacy of a vaccine to...

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    In memory of Khondker Mahbubuddin Ahmed

    by K Shamsuddin Mahmood | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2021

    ARE we about to forget those celebrated, notable and legendary lawyers who reigned the Supreme Court Bar of Bangladesh for decades with their law practice...

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    A visionary entrepreneur in insurance industry

    by Mahboob Hasan | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2021

    This article examines the life of Mujibur Rahman, a visionary entrepreneur of Bangladesh insurance industry on the eve of the second National Insurance Day. He...

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    Are we failures?

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2021

    ‘YOU praise the firm restraint with which they write — | I’m with you there, of course: | They use the snaffle and the bit...

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