The US of A(rms)
William D Hartung/ Asia Times The United States has the dubious distinction of being the world’s leading arms dealer. It dominates the global trade in a historic fashion, and nowhere is that domination more complete than in the endlessly war-torn Middle East. ...বিস্তারিত
Bangladesh wins and loses in China-India rivalry
Bertil Linter /Asia Times Bangladesh is in the middle of rising Indian and Chinese competition for South Asian influence, a position that could benefit or imperil the Muslim majority developing nation of over 161 million people. On one hand, Bangladesh enjoys ro ...বিস্তারিত
Is Australia really seeing more shark attacks?
Frances Mao/BBC News The alert about the latest shark attack came last Friday: a surfer was missing; his board dragged from the waves bearing bite marks. Western Australian authorities have since called off the search for Andrew Sharpe, 52, confirming he was mau ...বিস্তারিত
How much do our genes restrict free will?
Misha Ketchell / The Conversation Many of us believe we are masters of own destiny, but new research is revealing the extent to which our behaviour is influenced by our genes. It’s now possible to decipher our individual genetic code, the sequence of 3.2 billi ...বিস্তারিত
US, China compete to woo Bangladesh as Washington seeks Indian help to get Dhaka on its side
Smriti Chaudhary/The Eurasian Times Last month Keith Krach, U.S. undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment asked American companies to invest in Bangladesh’s energy, IT, pharmaceutical and agriculture sectors in a virtual meeting ...বিস্তারিত
Pakistan is hoodwinking the world on terror funding. FATF grey list needs to go darker
Pradeep Singh Gautam /The Print A fter being deferred twice due to Covid-19, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary meeting is now scheduled for 21-23 October 2020. Leading up to this plenary meet one of its constituent bodies, the Asia Pacific Group, me ...বিস্তারিত
A message to my newborn son: for your sake, I have to take a stand against racism
Cephas Williams /The Guardian I don’t want you to still be fighting for equality in 20 years’ time. Here are my hopes for your future • Cephas Williams is founder of the Black British Network Dear Son, I know it might seem strange, me writing to you when you are ...বিস্তারিত
Is the normalisation deal really a win for Israel?
Adnan Abu Amer /Aljazeera The signing of the deal normalising relations between Israel, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates caused a stir in the Middle East. It seems Israel is increasingly gaining political ground in the region, expanding trade and financial r ...বিস্তারিত
 SBSF’s Initiative to Diminish Oppression
Fahmida Tisha for DOT :  Social Business Students' Forum (SBSF) is one of the leading student organizations in Bangladesh. Besides practicing the culture of social business, SBSF stand against the social anarchy by spreading awareness and creating student unity. Even in t ...বিস্তারিত
Does the world still need the West?
Aljazeera For several centuries, the countries of Western Europe and North America, led primarily by the UK and its colonial spawn, the US, have dominated the globe in economic, military and cultural terms. The West has made and remade the world as it saw fit and projecte ...বিস্তারিত