April 15, 2021
What’s Behind the Surge in Violent Islamism in Bangladesh?
By Sudha Ramachandran
Domestic political expediency, history, and ideology have made for a toxic mix in Bangladesh as it celebrates 50 years of independence.
November 16, 2018
Pakistan’s Dark History of Student Extremists
By Shah Meer Baloch
Since the 1970s, political factions in Pakistan have armed students and encouraged them to violence.
September 28, 2018
Can an Aspiring Political Movement Upend the Bangladeshi Elections?
By Seth Oldmixon
Bangladesh’s upcoming elections could reshape the country for a generation
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.
March 23, 2017
Bangladesh’s Risky Islamist Gambit
By Seth Oldmixon
The Awami League's outreach to Islamist groups will not encourage, not moderate, extremists.
August 18, 2016
Pakistan: The Rebirth of Jihad
By Umer Ali
Within Pakistan, banned groups like JeM and JuD campaign openly for jihad against India.
July 23, 2016
Terrorism in Asia: Bangladesh, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Beyond
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss terror in Bangladesh and Southeast Asia, and Nepali politics.
July 07, 2016
Dhaka Hostage Crisis: Anatomy of a Terror Attack
By Rohan Joshi
The terror landscape in Bangladesh merits close scrutiny after the Gulshan hostage crisis.
July 04, 2016
Can Bangladesh and Turkey Mend Frayed Ties?
By Samuel Ramani
Turkey and Bangladesh suffered a break over war crimes trials in Dhaka. Is rapprochement in the cards?
May 15, 2016
Bangladesh Hangs Another Islamist Leader
By Roshni Kapur
Motiur Rahman Nizami is the fourth Islamist official to be hanged for war crimes during the 1971 Liberation War.
October 09, 2015
Rising Extremist Worries in Bangladesh
By Farasha Bashir
Bangladesh is rapidly making its bed with Islamic fundamentalism.
September 28, 2015
Bangladesh on the Brink: Between Terrorism and Democracy
By Alexandra Stark
The rising tide of Islamist violence in Bangladesh could be a bellwether for South Asia. How should the world respond?