Monthly Archives: October 2007

A Matter Of Trust

[Cross posted at E-Bangladesh] Since my post two days ago regarding General Moeen U Ahmed’s tenure as chairman of Trust Bank, General Moeen has responded to the concerns raised by me and others in the Bangladeshi blogosphere by giving a series of … Continue reading

Posted in Bangladesh | 10 Comments

Coming To America – Junta Banking Edition

[Cross posted at E-Bangladesh] The head of Bangladesh’s military government, General Moeen U Ahmed, is coming to America. He is accompanied by the Air force chief Air Marshal S M Ziaur Rahman and by the other man instrumental in the … Continue reading

Posted in Bangladesh, Foreign Policy | 11 Comments

The Stupidest Thing Ever Uttered By An American President

See if you can spot the stupidity: Q But you definitively believe Iran wants to build a nuclear weapon? THE PRESIDENT: I think so long — until they suspend and/or make it clear that they — that their statements aren’t … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Policy, Iran | 3 Comments

Eid Mubarak

Today is Eid ul-Fitr. It marks the end of the month of Ramadan and is a day of celebration, forgiveness, peace and unity. On the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, my family and I wish all of you peace, serenity, and … Continue reading

Posted in Islam, Personal | 6 Comments

Waiting For Albert Gore, Jr.

In a few hours from now former Vice President Al Gore will most likely be the winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. If he wins, and I think he will, he should go for the trifecta. The White House … Continue reading

Posted in Human Rights, Personal, Politics | 8 Comments