in Saudi Arabia is here.
Bangladeshis have much to be proud of. They achieved independence and a pluralistic state after a hard-fought war. Nearly twenty years later they took to the streets dissatisfied with military rule and stood united for democracy. Devastating annual floods covering a third of the country does not deter their commitment to democracy and modernity. Lately Bangladesh has gained notoriety for the spread of extremism, but jihadis don’t spring from the ground like mushrooms.
Update: Also at Townhall, Foreign Policy April 12. “The Conservative Movement Starts Here.”
And Tech Central Station April 14. “Where Free Markets Meet Technology.” (TCS motto.) They put a picture of a scary looking guy. Now it seems like a whole different article. They should have put a picture of two cute kids to give it the mood I wanted.
And Pakistan in The Daily Times.