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  • US servicemen sit inside of a plane before their departure to Afghanistan from the US transit centre Manas, 30 kilometres outside Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek, on March 27. — AFP photo

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‘Under an elected parliamentary dictatorship with an irresponsible opposition’

Abdul Maksud
Bangladesh is ‘now under an elected parliamentary dictatorship’ with an ‘irresponsible opposition’, says left-leaning writer and activist Syed Abul Maksud. The Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party act in one... Full story

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How the new American empire really works

US servicemen sit inside of a plane before their departure to Afghanistan from the US transit centre Manas, 30 kilometres outside Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek, on March 27. — AFP photo
GREAT empires, such as the Roman and British, were extractive. The empires succeeded, because the value of the resources and wealth extracted from conquered lands exceeded the value of conquest and governance. Full story


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