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The Hero Bangladesh Deserves
December 28, 2018
The Hero Bangladesh Deserves
What does Hero Alom’s candidacy say about the state of Bangladesh's politics?
The Hero Bangladesh Deserves
Bangladesh’s Deadly Election
December 24, 2018
Bangladesh’s Deadly Election
On December 30, Bangladesh goes to the polls. There is a real danger of political regression.
Bangladesh’s Deadly Election
The University Fighters of Sheikh Hasina
October 24, 2018
The University Fighters of Sheikh Hasina
How the Chhatra League came to control the University of Dhaka.
The University Fighters of Sheikh Hasina
Bangladesh’s Crossfire Doctrine
July 03, 2018
Bangladesh’s Crossfire Doctrine
Extrajudicial killings spike in Bangladesh’s “Duterte style” drug war.
Bangladesh’s Crossfire Doctrine
Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya
June 04, 2018
Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya
Bangladesh’s cities are awash with red methamphetamine pills that come in from Myanmar.
Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya
Could Bangladesh Be Heading for One-Party Rule?
May 12, 2018
Could Bangladesh Be Heading for One-Party Rule?
With the BNP's Khaleda Zia in jail and Islamic parties besieged, it's a probability more than just a possibility.
Could Bangladesh Be Heading for One-Party Rule?
Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest
April 14, 2018
Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest
Over the last week, Bangladesh saw intense student unrest over quotas in government jobs.
Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
January 29, 2018
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
Akayed Ullah, a wannabe jihadist, represents a new generation of militants.
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
Where Are the Bengalis in London's Banglatown?
December 28, 2017
Where Are the Bengalis in London's Banglatown?
Brick Lane, once renowned for its Bengali immigrants, is changing.
Where Are the Bengalis in London's Banglatown?
The Rohingya: A People Without A Home
September 07, 2017
The Rohingya: A People Without A Home
More than 35 years since it began, the Rohingya crisis is long overdue for a solution.
The Rohingya: A People Without A Home
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
July 06, 2017
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
A year after the Dhaka bakery bloodbath, counterterrorism remains deeply political.
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
February 15, 2017
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
Border fences are not particularly effective, but they are enormously expensive.
The India-Bangladesh Wall: Lessons for Trump
The Rise of US-Bangladesh Counterterror Cooperation
September 02, 2016
The Rise of US-Bangladesh Counterterror Cooperation
Kerry’s visit to Dhaka shows how seriously the U.S. takes terrorism in Bangladesh.
The Rise of US-Bangladesh Counterterror Cooperation
The Change Luck City: Dhaka’s Climate Refugees
August 10, 2016
The Change Luck City: Dhaka’s Climate Refugees
Displaced by climate change, almost half a million people flee to Bangladesh's capital every year.
The Change Luck City: Dhaka’s Climate Refugees
Bangladesh's Deep Sea Port Problem
June 07, 2016
Bangladesh's Deep Sea Port Problem
China, Japan, and India are all competing to build Dhaka's first deep sea port.
Bangladesh's Deep Sea Port Problem
Refugees and Neighbors: Rohingya in Bangladesh
October 14, 2015
Refugees and Neighbors: Rohingya in Bangladesh
Bangladesh has been reluctant to act on the growing Rohingya refugee crisis.
Refugees and Neighbors: Rohingya in Bangladesh
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