August 26, 2021
Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan Stokes Bangladesh’s Terrorist Fears
By Subir Bhaumik
The secular government of Muslim-majority Bangladesh fears the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan will rejuvenate the violent radical Islamist ecosystem back home.
July 23, 2021
What Does a Taliban Government Mean for the Rest of South Asia?
By Aditya Gowdara Shivamurthy
Countries like Bangladesh, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka could see intensified terrorism thanks to links with the Taliban.
May 19, 2021
Bangladesh Cracks Down on Hardline Islamist Group
By Asif Muztaba Hassan
The latest government pushback followed intelligence that terrorist groups had infiltrated Hefajat-e-Islam.
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.
June 04, 2020
What Does COVID-19 Mean for Terrorism in Bangladesh?
By Shafi Md Mostofa
How the pandemic intersects with challenges of Islamist radicalization for Bangladesh.
April 30, 2019
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
By Angshuman Choudhury and Sarral Sharma
The recent attacks are part of Islamic State’s global expansion through local ‘franchises.’
July 06, 2017
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
By Siddharthya Roy
A year after the Dhaka bakery bloodbath, counterterrorism remains deeply political.
March 24, 2017
Growing Trends of Female Jihadism in Bangladesh
By Nazneen Mohsina
Bangladesh is increasingly seeing females take part in suicide bombings and other terrorist attacks.
December 17, 2016
Revealed: Canadian Links to Extremist Networks in Bangladesh
By Genevieve Zingg
Canadian links to ISIS militants in Dhaka highlight the increasing transnationalism of terrorism in Bangladesh.
September 02, 2016
The Rise of US-Bangladesh Counterterror Cooperation
By Arafat Kabir
Kerry’s visit to Dhaka shows how seriously the U.S. takes terrorism in Bangladesh.
August 03, 2016
Interview: Zachary Abuza on ISIS in Asia
By Shannon Tiezzi, Huang Nan, and Zhang Juan
A closer look at the threat Islamic State poses to the Asia-Pacific.
July 06, 2016
The Rise of Islamic Extremism in Bangladesh
The July 1 attack was far from an isolated incident. It's part of a wave of extremist violence overtaking the country.