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Violence in Bangladesh Triggers Tensions in Indian Border State
November 02, 2021

Violence in Bangladesh Triggers Tensions in Indian Border State

By Ruwa Shah and Ahmer Khan
Following violence against Hindus in Bangladesh, Muslims in bordering Indian states are facing increasing pressure and harassment. 

Who Will Bear the Financial Burden of Supporting the Rohingyas in Bangladesh?
October 30, 2021

Who Will Bear the Financial Burden of Supporting the Rohingyas in Bangladesh?

By Kazi Mohammad Jamshed
As long as Bangladesh continues to host such large numbers of refugees it will need financial support.
Bangladesh Police Arrest Man in in Rohingya Leader’s Death
October 02, 2021

Bangladesh Police Arrest Man in in Rohingya Leader’s Death

By Julhas Alam
An international advocate for Rohingya rights, Mohibullah, was fatally shot last week in Cox’s Bazar.

The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh
August 20, 2021

The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh

By Pascale Hunt
While the country revises coal-based plans for power generation, a youth-led movement is calling for foreign energy financiers to back a “just transition.”

Colombo Security Conclave: A New Minilateral for the Indian Ocean?
August 19, 2021

Colombo Security Conclave: A New Minilateral for the Indian Ocean?

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
India’s sees subregional engagement, like the expanding Colombo Security Conclave, as critical for securing its strategic interests.

Rohingya Repatriation Unlikely If It’s ‘Business as Usual’ in Global Politics
July 01, 2021

Rohingya Repatriation Unlikely If It’s ‘Business as Usual’ in Global Politics

By Asif Muztaba Hassan
If foreign companies continue to do business with the Myanmar junta, the latter will persist with its brutal offensives against Rohingya Muslims.

Connectivity Gaining Greater Currency in India-Bangladesh Relations
January 14, 2021

Connectivity Gaining Greater Currency in India-Bangladesh Relations

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Bangladesh has expressed interest in the India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway, despite slow progress made to date.
Bangladesh Begins Relocating Rohingya Refugees to Island
December 04, 2020

Bangladesh Begins Relocating Rohingya Refugees to Island

By Associated Press
International aid agencies and the U.N. have vehemently opposed the relocation since it was first proposed in 2015

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.

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.

Narratives of Power and Prejudice: From Nixon to Trump
September 10, 2020

Narratives of Power and Prejudice: From Nixon to Trump

By Abhijnan Rej
A recent essay about Indira Gandhi and Richard Nixon brings uncomfortable contemporary questions to the fore.
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.

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