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Bangladesh: A case of a “Flock of Sheep” or wicked “Pied pipers”?

M. Adil Khan According to the Italian Social Scientist Vilfredo Pareto (1848-1923) changes of regimes and revolutions occur not when rulers are overthrown from below but when one group of elite replaces another. The role of ordinary people in such transformations is not that of initiators or principal actors but followers, sometime blindly, helping one […]

U.S-India Relations in 2012

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        January 18, 2012 By Karl F. Inderfurth The Economist, in its recent issue “The World in 2012,” gave this thumbnail prediction for India in the New Year: “The Congress-led government is leaking support because of widespread corruption and a patchy economic record… Nevertheless, the government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will […]

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by William Gomes Source: SRILanka Guardian (April 12, 2012, Dhaka, Sri Lanka Guardian) On April 12, 2012 at around 11:30pm, railway ministry car pulled over at the main entrance to the Pilkhana BGB headquarters in the capital and its driver Ali Azam hollered that there were stashes of bribe money in the vehicle. BGB personnel […]

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