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    New muscular militarism in a ‘dangerous world’

    Marijn Hoijtink and Hanna Muehlenhoff | Updated at 12:00am on February 03, 2020

    ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2019, incoming European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, along with her team of nominees for commissioners, presented her ambitions for the...

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    Now the generals speak up?

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 27, 2019

    NOW they’ve decided to speak out! For years, I’ve published searing critiques of US senior generals and admirals for their failure to speak out publicly...

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    Betrayal is American foreign policy

    Danny Sjursen | Updated at 12:00am on October 10, 2019

    FIRST, the (mostly) good news: president Trump appears poised, finally, to end the US military mission in northeast Syria. The move would constitute the first...

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    Sanctions: failure of US foreign policy

    David Rosen | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korea’s supreme leader, Kim Jong Un, on June 30 may turn out to be more than just another publicity...

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    President seeks Tajikistan support to end Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:11pm on June 14, 2019

    Bangladesh president Abdul Hamid has sought cooperation from Tajikistan in resolving the Rohingya crisis. The president came up with the call when he met Tajikistan...

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    Bangladesh new FM for achieving foreign policy goals

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:20pm on January 08, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has sought active collaboration and partnership from all to achieve the core foreign policy goals...

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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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    Political unity needed at home to counter neighbour offensive

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

    SUBSERVIENCE and capitualistic policies that successive governments of Bangladesh have showed towards its close neighbours has had the concept of the freedom and sovereignty of...

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    Silence about BJP leader’s threat to invade Bangladesh criticised

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on October 05, 2018

    Former foreign secretary Mohiuddin Ahmed on Thursday criticised Bangladeshi politicians’ silence about the recent threat of India’s ruling Bharatia Janata Party member of Rajya Sabha...

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    Reciprocity caught in Delhi’s unfriendly attitude

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 27, 2018

    EXPECTATIONS of Bangladeshis were dampened and as the prickly issue of the sharing of water of transboundary rivers did not came up for discussion when...