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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.

Bangladesh’s ‘Crossfire’ Culture Hits Home
September 04, 2020

Bangladesh’s ‘Crossfire’ Culture Hits Home

By Brad Adams
Bangladeshi security forces have allegedly extrajudicially killed over 2,400 people during Sheikh Hasina's decade in power.

Educating Bangladesh’s Children Amid the Pandemic
August 14, 2020

Educating Bangladesh’s Children Amid the Pandemic

By Dipu Moni
Digital schooling is the new normal, and that can be an advantage for the Global South.

South Asia Floods Displace Millions, Kill 550
July 23, 2020

South Asia Floods Displace Millions, Kill 550

By Associated Press
Close to a third of Bangladesh has already been flooded, with more flooding expected in the coming weeks. 
Sundarbans Devastated by Cyclone, as Virus Halts Migration
June 02, 2020

Sundarbans Devastated by Cyclone, as Virus Halts Migration

By Associated Press
Climate change, cyclones, and the coronavirus besiege the Sundarban delta spread between India and Bangladesh.

India and Bangladesh Brace for Strong Cyclone
May 19, 2020

India and Bangladesh Brace for Strong Cyclone

By Associated Press
The cyclone, with expected wind speeds in the 220-230 kilometers per hour range, is expected to make landfall on Wednesday.

In the Indian Sundarbans, the Sea Is Coming  
May 01, 2020

In the Indian Sundarbans, the Sea Is Coming  

By Nicholas Muller
Across the world’s largest delta, island communities bear the brunt of the climate crisis.

Bangladesh Reopens 600 Apparel Factories Despite Virus Risk
April 29, 2020

Bangladesh Reopens 600 Apparel Factories Despite Virus Risk

By Associated Press
The critical economic sector is slowly returning to normal amid concerns of renewed outbreaks.
Bangladesh Garment Makers Say $3 Billion in Orders Lost to Virus
March 31, 2020

Bangladesh Garment Makers Say $3 Billion in Orders Lost to Virus

By Associated Press
Order cancellations and the failure of buyers to pay for canceled shipments is a blow to Bangladeshi garment workers.

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