Abdullah Shibli | The Daily Star
  • Abdullah Shibli

    Economist and IT professional working in Boston, USA

  • Combating climate change

    Just as the United States is in the process of pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord, US government data revealed that the need for action to stem global warming is as urgent as ever.
  • Rohingya repatriation programme

    Timeline and 'sustainable return'

    The Rohingya repatriation programme, agreed upon by Bangladesh and Myanmar, is off to a rocky start.
  • The Trump tax cut: A mockery of fiscal responsibility?

    It is well known that President Trump's much-ballyhooed recent tax cuts will have a major negative impact on the US federal budget, and according to some estimates, will lead to a USD 1.5 trillion increase in national debt.
  • The megaproject paradox

    I have been a voracious consumer of news trivia since my Dhaka University days when I was quite a BBC World News addict.
  • Reincarnation

    We were in Cambridge, Massachusetts, waiting for a table at a popular restaurant. There were only two benches and a chair arranged