How a coordinated misinformation campaign unfolded

Qadaruddin Shishir, A fact checker based in Bangladesh. Courtesy: New Age, ON FEBRUARY 1, 2022, Bangladeshis were greeted with ‘good news’ that the United States has ‘no plan to impose sanctions on Bangladesh’. At least this is what was reported in Bangladeshi media. The deshi media outlets quoted the US Congressman and chair of […]

Magical Realism in American Foreign Policy

This theme struck me when I attended last week a discussion among three highly respected experts at a Washington think tank of the much-hyped agreement between the US and the Taliban to test the outline of a peace process for Afghanistan with a week-long cessation of violence. This is said to be the much longed-for […]