The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports, under the leadership of Communist Party of Bangladesh, are fighting a heroic struggle against government’s signing of a production sharing contract with American oil company, Conocophillips. The National Committee enforced a successful half day hartal on Sunday, which held the entire country standstill. The Government came down heavily on the protestors.
It was only after the 9/11 attacks that American understood their once nurtured and then left overs friends in Afghanistan has acquired a giant shape. The terror groups supported by the US as an instrument of their foreign policy during the cold war to counter the Soviets were now the new enemies of Uncle Sam.