Category Archives: Bangladesh

Angles III

So China has oil interests in Myanmar, where the Rohingya are potentially in the way. So Saudi Arabia has interest in funding coordinated Rohingya terrorist acts in Myanmar. Wondered what the current relationship is between China and Saudi Arabia, since … Continue reading

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Angles II

What one sees and what one doesn’t readily read or hear. So many angles. From former federal Minister David Kilgour, “Democracy Under Gunpoint In Burma“, Epoch Times, September 26, 2017: Following decades of oppression, on Aug. 25, insurgents of the … Continue reading

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Pendulum

Came across a 2001 article by Murray Campbell, “Can feuding matriarchs heal a nation?”, Globe and Mail, August 3, 2001: A3. So much ignorance. Me, not them. Had no appreciation of the power of elected female leaders in the history … Continue reading

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Partition

Partition of India, into India and Pakistan. Partition of Pakistan, into Pakistan and Bangladesh. If Libya had been partitioned… If Iraq had been partitioned… And today, if…

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…But You Stayed Away

In relation to concerns about the building collapse in Bangladesh, killing so many garment workers (estimated at 1,000, or more), Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows (reproduced with permission): Isn’t it always a surprise to an multinational enterprise that, even … Continue reading

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Could Have Been There

An updated news release, April 26, 2013: April 26, 2013 Update: Statement concerning Bangladesh Building Collapse 04/26/2013 We continue to express our condolences to those affected in Savar, Bangladesh and we are deeply saddened by this tragedy. Our priorities are … Continue reading

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