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What Underlies Sheikh Hasina’s Successful Diplomacy?

What Underlies Sheikh Hasina’s Successful Diplomacy?

By Abu Jakir
Bangladesh's economic resilience has bolstered its foreign policy and allowed its prime minister to pursue a more assertive approach on the international stage.

Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina Goes for an Image Makeover Abroad

Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina Goes for an Image Makeover Abroad

By Mubashar Hasan
At the recent Munich Security Conference, Hasina sought to project herself as a champion of climate change action and a supporter of Ukraine.
The Deadly Border Between Bangladesh and India

The Deadly Border Between Bangladesh and India

By Saqlain Rizve
The two nations are friendly neighbors. Why, then, do Indian troops so frequently use lethal force along the border? 

Crisis at the Bangladesh-Myanmar Border: A Looming Regional Challenge

Crisis at the Bangladesh-Myanmar Border: A Looming Regional Challenge

By Md. Himel Rahman
From troops crossing the border to shells landing on Bangladeshi soil, Myanmar's civil war continues to spill into Bangladesh – and beyond.

Myanmar Forces Flee Into Bangladesh During Fighting With Ethnic Armed Group

Myanmar Forces Flee Into Bangladesh During Fighting With Ethnic Armed Group

By Julhas Alam
More than 100 members of Myanmar's Border Guard Police fled during fighting with the Arakan Army in Myanmar's Rakhine state bordering Bangladesh.

Instability Looms Over Post-Election Bangladesh

Instability Looms Over Post-Election Bangladesh

By Mubashar Hasan
Hasina is back as prime minister. Economic problems and surging anger among opposition supporters threaten the much-vaunted stability under her rule.

Rohingya Ocean Death Toll Worst in Nearly a Decade, UN Says

Rohingya Ocean Death Toll Worst in Nearly a Decade, UN Says

By Sebastian Strangio
Deteriorating conditions in the refugee camps of Bangladesh are pushing increasing numbers of people to take their chances on dangerous sea voyages.
The BNP’s Islamist Dilemma

The BNP’s Islamist Dilemma

By Saqlain Rizve
Will turning secular earn the Bangladesh Nationalist Party more support from New Delhi and Washington?

The Past, Present, and Future of Legal Empowerment in Bangladesh

The Past, Present, and Future of Legal Empowerment in Bangladesh

By Manzoor Hasan and Arafat Reza
Civil society groups and NGOs seeking to protect rights in Bangladesh have made notable progress, but the movement faces new challenges today.

The Death of Democracy in Bangladesh

The Death of Democracy in Bangladesh

By Zarif Faiaz
With a fourth consecutive win in yet another uncompetitive race, the Awami League is on a path to destroy any opposition and dissent for good.

Bangladesh’s Flawed Election Increases Polarization, Risk of Violence

Bangladesh’s Flawed Election Increases Polarization, Risk of Violence

By Pierre Prakash
The Awami League remains in power; voter frustration is at an all-time high after three successive controversial elections.
Bangladesh’s Opposition-Less Election Returns Hasina to Power

Bangladesh’s Opposition-Less Election Returns Hasina to Power

By Shannon Tiezzi
The result was never in doubt. The question of what comes next is more interesting.

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