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Japan’s Growing Strategic Footprint in South Asia
January 11, 2019
Japan’s Growing Strategic Footprint in South Asia
The focus on China has overshadowed Japan's increasing presence in the region.
Japan’s Growing Strategic Footprint in South Asia
Global Support Lets Bangladesh Prime Minister Withstand Election Concerns
January 05, 2019
Global Support Lets Bangladesh Prime Minister Withstand Election Concerns
Despite election-related violence, congratulatory messages rolled in for Bangladesh Prime Minister-elect Sheikh Hasina.
Global Support Lets Bangladesh Prime Minister Withstand Election Concerns
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
Bangladesh and Myanmar Announce Pending Rohingya Repatriation
November 02, 2018
Bangladesh and Myanmar Announce Pending Rohingya Repatriation
Despite UN warnings, the two countries announced that the repatriation of Rohingya refugees would take place in mid-November.
Bangladesh and Myanmar Announce Pending Rohingya Repatriation
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
August 30, 2018
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
For New Delhi, BIMSTEC is about reimagining India’s strategic geography altogether.
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
Myanmar Remains Disingenuous When It Comes to Rohingya Repatriation
August 28, 2018
Myanmar Remains Disingenuous When It Comes to Rohingya Repatriation
In a recent speech, Aung San Suu Kyi tried to shift blame to Bangladesh for the delay in repatriation of Rohingya refugees.
Myanmar Remains Disingenuous When It Comes to Rohingya Repatriation
Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration
August 22, 2018
Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration
Looking beyond the immediate trigger of the August protests, what has Bangladesh's society so frustrated?
Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration
The Government of Bangladesh Needs to Stop Silencing Its Citizens
August 14, 2018
The Government of Bangladesh Needs to Stop Silencing Its Citizens
Bangladeshi citizens deserve to be heard and the government needs to accept responsibility for its failures.
The Government of Bangladesh Needs to Stop Silencing Its Citizens
Students Protest Against Reckless Driving Roil Bangladesh
August 03, 2018
Students Protest Against Reckless Driving Roil Bangladesh
The protests, now in their fifth day, were sparked by the death of two students on July 29.
Students Protest Against Reckless Driving Roil Bangladesh
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
The Battle for Bangladesh: India vs. China
June 29, 2018
The Battle for Bangladesh: India vs. China
In the battle for influence in Bangladesh, India has long been on top. But China has made inroads.
The Battle for Bangladesh: India vs. China
Can an India-China ‘Reset’ Help BCIM?
June 09, 2018
Can an India-China ‘Reset’ Help BCIM?
New Delhi needs to embrace the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation or be left behind.
Can an India-China ‘Reset’ Help BCIM?
Death Toll Rises in Bangladesh’s Anti-Drug War
June 08, 2018
Death Toll Rises in Bangladesh’s Anti-Drug War
More than 100 have been killed since a new anti-drug push began in Bangladesh.
Death Toll Rises in Bangladesh’s Anti-Drug War
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
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
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