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Democracy Is Dying in Bangladesh. Targeted Sanctions Could Save It.
September 25, 2020

Democracy Is Dying in Bangladesh. Targeted Sanctions Could Save It.

By Toby Cadman
Sanctions are a critical and powerful tool to spur much-needed reform.

Is Bangladesh Growing Closer to China at the Expense of Its Relations With India?
September 23, 2020

Is Bangladesh Growing Closer to China at the Expense of Its Relations With India?

By Masum Billah
Bangladeshi experts believe media speculation on deteriorating Bangladesh-India relations is overhyped.
Bangladesh’s Long Road Ahead in Countering Terrorist Fundraising
September 15, 2020

Bangladesh’s Long Road Ahead in Countering Terrorist Fundraising

By Iftekharul Bashar
Bangladesh needs to empower and enable the relevant agencies to proactively respond to terrorism financing in all forms.

Bangladesh in the Shadow of Censorship
September 14, 2020

Bangladesh in the Shadow of Censorship

By Azeez Intizar and Sabrina Majed
Since independence, political censorship and rising Islamism have combined to muzzle journalists and activists in the country.

Comparing Pandemic Responses in Bangladesh and Kerala
September 14, 2020

Comparing Pandemic Responses in Bangladesh and Kerala

By M Niaz Asadullah and Antonio Savoia
Bangladesh’s COVID-19 response shows the need for increased state capacity in meeting challenges and shocks.

Bangladesh’s Ambiguity on Religion Has Been Expensive for the Country
September 08, 2020

Bangladesh’s Ambiguity on Religion Has Been Expensive for the Country

By Shafi Md Mostofa
The lack of a clear position on where Bangladesh stands vis-à-vis state and religion has helped breed fundamentalism, extremism, and anti-West sentiments in that country.

Is the Managed Retreat Plan for the Sundarbans Misguided?
September 05, 2020

Is the Managed Retreat Plan for the Sundarbans Misguided?

By Debjani Bhattacharyya and Megnaa Mehtta
Planners need to look beyond technocratic solutions as they rise to the challenges posed by climate change.
Bangladesh’s ‘Crossfire’ Culture Hits Home
September 04, 2020

Bangladesh’s ‘Crossfire’ Culture Hits Home

By Brad Adams
Bangladeshi security forces have allegedly extrajudicially killed over 2,400 people during Sheikh Hasina's decade in power.

Is China Behind a Recent Insurgent Attack in India’s Northeast?
September 01, 2020

Is China Behind a Recent Insurgent Attack in India’s Northeast?

By Avinash Paliwal
China’s support for insurgent groups in India’s Northeast has a murky history.

More Than Rising Water: Living Tenuously in the Sundarbans
August 29, 2020

More Than Rising Water: Living Tenuously in the Sundarbans

By Debjani Bhattacharyya and Megnaa Mehtta
A plan for managed retreat of populations from the delta ignores the human cost.

Why Bangladesh Reaches out to China
August 26, 2020

Why Bangladesh Reaches out to China

By Sudha Ramachandran
New Delhi is to blame as the Dhaka-Beijing relationship deepens.
Can Pakistan and Bangladesh Be Friends?
August 26, 2020

Can Pakistan and Bangladesh Be Friends?

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
China and Turkey are providing the opportunity for Pakistan to sit with Bangladesh again. Islamabad must do so with sincerity and self-reflection.

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