April 18, 2022
US Human Rights Report Raps Bangladesh on the Knuckles
By Shafi Md Mostofa
The Biden administration has raised questions over the legitimacy of the Sheikh Hasina government over three years after the general elections.
December 13, 2021
Biden’s Exclusive Democracy Summit Disappoints
By Mohamed Zeeshan
By embracing some countries and excluding others, the US has squandered an opportunity to unite South Asia – at least ideologically – against Beijing.
March 01, 2021
Bangladesh at 50: The Transformation of a Nation
By Ali Riaz and Saimum Parvez
As the country reaches its golden jubilee, it stands at a crossroads.
March 12, 2019
Time for the US to Stop Ignoring Bangladesh
By Arafat Kabir
Neglecting Bangladesh is not going to help rebuild the country’s democracy.
December 31, 2018
Bangladesh's Awami League Wins Landslide Victory; Opposition Rejects Result
By Julhas Alam and Emily Schmall
Sheikh Hasina has won a third term in an election the opposition candidate dismissed as “farcical.”
December 31, 2018
The Bell Tolls on Bangladesh's Democracy
By Tamim Choudhury
The promise of economic stability at the cost of democracy continues.
December 15, 2018
Attack on Opposition Leader’s Motorcade Adds to Pre-Election Violence in Bangladesh
By Julhas Alam
The Jatiya Oikya Front accused supporters of the ruling Awami League of being behind the attack.
October 24, 2018
The University Fighters of Sheikh Hasina
By Josep Prat
How the Chhatra League came to control the University of Dhaka.
May 12, 2018
Could Bangladesh Be Heading for One-Party Rule?
By Amit Sengupta
With the BNP's Khaleda Zia in jail and Islamic parties besieged, it's a probability more than just a possibility.
October 04, 2016
Bangladesh Just Became a Vassal State
By Esam Sohail
Sheikh Hasina's crackdown on dissent leaves her government overreliant on Delhi's support.