Month: August 2013

Syria: History teaches us that limited Western intervention can only Inflame and do nothing for Peace

PATRICK COCKBURN Sunday 1 September 2013 The discredited justifications that preceded the invasion of Iraq still dominate British and American perception of military intervention in Syria. In a similar way in the 1930s, popular revulsion at the lies and exaggerations of First World War propaganda meant that the first accounts […]

Republican Senate candidate Lonegan vows to fight for liberty at Bangladesh festival in Atlantic City

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan addressed hundreds of the local Bangladesh-American community Tuesday with a vow to fight to preserve liberty. The former Bogota mayor spoke at Atlantic City’s third-annual festival sponsored by the Bangladesh Association of Atlantic County at Bader Field. “I remember when Bangladesh fought for its […]

Enclave populations: The humanitarian angle

Bangladesh and India are neighbouring countries with a shared history and common cultural and linguistic ties. Although all countries in the world have some inter-state problems at one level or another, the enclave problem between Bangladesh and India is unique in its complex and unresolved nature. read more :

Why India’s economy is stumbling

Why India’s Economy Is Stumbling By ARVIND SUBRAMANIAN, NYTimes Published: August 30, 2013 WASHINGTON — FOR the past three decades, the Indian economy has grown impressively, at an average annual rate of 6.4 percent. From 2002 to 2011, when the average rate was 7.7 percent, India seemed to be closing […]