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Book Review: Tormented Truth, 1971 & Beyond…

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HaJOaLPMyU] Sultan Mahmood Hali is an accomplished historian, scholar, and author of several books. His new book "TORMENTED TRUTH 1971 & BEYOND" goes deeper...

December, 1971 – The Military Balance

The Pakistan-India dispute in 1971 was not an ‘armed conflict’ as only the Indian side was armed. What immediately followed Bangladesh’s birth was black, grey and white propaganda, disinformation campaigns, distortions, half-truths, blatant lies, white lies, trivial lies, serious lies, self betrayal and unadulterated partisan brainwashing.

India Created Pakistan & Pakistan Created Bangladesh | General Speaks Out

Gen Asad Durrani explains how West Pakistanis created Bangladesh like India created Pakistan. Learn more on this painful experience for Pakistanis as the two-nation theory fell asunder after 24 years after 1947.

View from Bangladesh: No Military Pact With India

There are widespread speculations on the prospects of India inviting Sheikh Hasina to sign a ‘defense alliance’ between Bangladesh and India during the upcoming...

Bury the Past, Not the Future

  Twenty four years of shared history between the eastern and western wings of Pakistan preceded the violent emergence of Bangladesh on a groundswell of...

Revisiting Operation ‘Searchlight’

Despite the complex and demanding negotiations during the tumultuous days of March 1971, a positive outcome was possible and seemed near but it came...

Bangladesh Drifting Towards Radicalization

Bangladesh has seen high profile terrorist attacks in recent years, targeting foreigners, religious minorities and vocal secular voices. Since 2013, a variety of local extremist groups...

Bangladesh: An African Path to Prosperity?

Born as a country out of war in 1971 between Pakistan and India, Bangladesh remains beset by political volatility, endemic corruption, a weak infrastructure...

Farmers Start Adapting to Climate-related Risks in South Asia

Saffron is not only the heritage crop of Kashmir but has also been a lucrative agricultural activity in the region for decades. It is...

Bangladesh Starts Contract Farming in Africa

Bangladesh Foreign Affairs Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Tuesday told Parliament that Bangladesh had started ‘contract farming’ in the African countries with appointment...

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