Humayun Kabir on Why Bangladesh Should Hold a Free and Credible Election
By Sudha Ramachandran
“Bangladesh can ill afford to lose the trust and confidence of the international community at this critical time.”
Bangladeshi PM Swings Through Japan, US and UK
By Mubashar Hasan
Hasina’s trip to the U.S. was limited to meeting officials at the World Bank and the IMF. No official meeting took place between her and the U.S. government.
India, Bangladesh Sign Pact on Sharing Waters of Kushiyara River
By Associated Press
However, the visiting Bangladeshi PM could not clinch a deal on the sharing of the more important Teesta River.
Bangladesh’s Dangerous Islamist Appeasement – And What It Portends
By Manas Nag
Left unchecked and periodically molly-coddled, Bangladesh’s Islamist parties could spell havoc for its democracy.
Bangladesh Silencing Teenage Dissent
By Tasnim Nazeer
A 15-year-old was arrested for criticizing Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook.
Investment in Bay of Bengal Will Unlock Potential for Billions
By Sajeeb Wazed
The region is "fast becoming a hub for international commerce."
Bangladesh Just Became a Vassal State
By Esam Sohail
Sheikh Hasina's crackdown on dissent leaves her government overreliant on Delhi's support.
Dhaka Attack Part of a Larger Pattern of Terrorism in Bangladesh
By Alexandra Stark
The attack on a cafe in Dhaka was not an aberration -- and that makes it all the more worrying.
Abe Trades Investment for Security Council Seat
By Clint Richards
Japan will use a return to the Council as another means to counter China’s regional assertiveness.