March 28, 2020
Japan’s Postponement of the Olympics: What Next?
By Ankit Panda
Also, the hosts discuss the reactions to the spread of COVID–19 in South Asia.
March 26, 2020
Bangladesh’s Leader Urges All Citizens to Stay at Home to Slow Virus Spread
By Associated Press
Dhaka is wary of an outbreak, but hasn’t yet instituted formal lockdown procedures as seen in neighboring India.
July 22, 2019
How Bangladesh Learned to Love the Belt and Road
By Sudha Ramachandran
Dhaka has largely avoided the major pitfalls of China’s initiative while embracing the gains.
March 12, 2019
Time for the US to Stop Ignoring Bangladesh
By Arafat Kabir
Neglecting Bangladesh is not going to help rebuild the country’s democracy.
January 05, 2019
Global Support Lets Bangladesh Prime Minister Withstand Election Concerns
By Julhas Alam
Despite election-related violence, congratulatory messages rolled in for Bangladesh Prime Minister-elect Sheikh Hasina.
December 31, 2018
Bangladesh's Awami League Wins Landslide Victory; Opposition Rejects Result
By Julhas Alam and Emily Schmall
Sheikh Hasina has won a third term in an election the opposition candidate dismissed as “farcical.”
December 15, 2018
Attack on Opposition Leader’s Motorcade Adds to Pre-Election Violence in Bangladesh
By Julhas Alam
The Jatiya Oikya Front accused supporters of the ruling Awami League of being behind the attack.
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
August 22, 2018
Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration
By Aparupa Bhattacherjee
Looking beyond the immediate trigger of the August protests, what has Bangladesh's society so frustrated?
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.
April 20, 2018
The Trouble With Myanmar and Rohingya Repatriation
By Luke Hunt
Repatriation is running far from smoothly and justice continues to prove elusive.
April 14, 2018
Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest
By Siddharthya Roy
Over the last week, Bangladesh saw intense student unrest over quotas in government jobs.