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Are All States Failing States?

BY DAVID ROTHKOPF This is the eighth year Foreign Policy has published the Failed States Index. During that time it has been both closely followed — not least, inside the U.S. government and in foreign capitals — and dependably controversial. No one wants to see his or her country listed among the world’s basket cases. […]

by Haroon Habib The Bangladesh government is under pressure from the U.S. to mend relations with Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus Bangladesh’s next general election will come at the end of 2013, and is already taking up much political energy. But a recent claim in an Indian media outlet that the United States is in […]

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By Azad Majumder DHAKA, June 29 (Reuters) – Mahfizur Rahman watched his friends turn to cricket, golf and soccer over the years in the hopes of earning a living out of sport, but the Bangladesh swimmer is happy with his decision to stick to the water. Rahman, whose nickname Sagar means ‘sea’ in Bengali, believes […]

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