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The New Great Game Has Arrived in Bangladesh

  0 comments   |     by Dr M. Abdul Mu’min Chowdhury on 07, December 2018

Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, Assam’s Bodoland and Bangladesh’s Chittagong What to make of the recent ethno-sectarian violence in Myanmar’s Rakhaine state, Assam’s Bodoland and Bangladesh’s Chittagong? In asking this innocuous question to a number of friends and acquaint

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Indo-Bangla relations and the “termite” problem

  0 comments   |     by Afsan Chowdhury on 22, November 2018

Indian’s ruling party BJP leader Amit Shah has called ‘illegal Bangladeshis’ as “termites” which will be cleaned out from the woodwork of Assam in particular. Its not just the unseemly language coming from a major political leader of the most powerful state around that is disturbing. Its also an indicator of the heightened tension in th

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Bangladeshi politics and media: Strange bedfellows?

  0 comments   |     by Afsan Chowdhury on 19, November 2018

Bangladesh is well known for a flourishing media, rights violations of journalists and political activism rather than excellence. Media workers imagine themselves more as human rights and political activists than professionals. Many see themselves as frontline workers in the struggle to establish freedom and democracy. Often such pursuits follow the party lines of the two major players in Bangl

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Bangladeshi politics and media: Strange bedfellows?

  0 comments   |     by Afsan Chowdhury on 19, November 2018

Bangladesh is well known for a flourishing media, rights violations of journalists and political activism rather than excellence. Media workers imagine themselves more as human rights and political activists than professionals. Many see themselves as frontline workers in the struggle to establish freedom and democracy. Often such pursuits follow the party lines of t

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Assam: Why India denying Bengali Migrants?

  0 comments   |     by Rajeev Ahmad on 09, November 2018

Since Muslim bashing ultra-Hinduism is the main driving force of Modi government, Assam has been observing a series of discontent and violence between these two religious groups. It appears as a successful strategy because the anti-Muslim Bengali sentiment is rising within the total demography. Assam

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The Absurdity of the New ‘Great Game’ in Central Asia

  0 comments   |     by Lyle J. Goldstein on 06, November 2018

When the American people went to the polls in November 2016, they could be forgiven for thinking they had elected a president who might just bring the troops home from Afghanistan. After nearly seventeen years of grinding war in that poor, desolate and ultimately i

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The NRC Fallout – An exercise of complexities and exclusion

  0 comments   |     by Mohammed Tahsin on 22, October 2018

The world is awash with thousands of anecdotes about large-scale migration of people to places away from their homelands. Compelled by reasons to escape persecution, evade conflicts, economic and nature-driven pressures, et al. Ideally to make a living, which erupts from a longing for infrastructure, homogenous and pervasive, quintessential for survival. However, a deliberate reducing of millions

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Election Results Could be Good for Pakistan, Bad for US

  0 comments   |     by Graham E. Fuller on 12, October 2018

A bold new political face has come to power in the recent Pakistani elections, possibly offering the US a new opportunity in that country. Sadly the opportunity will likely be squandered—again. There’s something about Pakistani and US interests that seem doomed to collision course—mainly because Pakistan’s national interests are rarely what the US thinks they should be. Pakistanis themselv

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Bangladeshi Regional Migration Could Plunge South Asia Into War

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 06, October 2018

Whether part of a preplanned strategy or not, large-scale migration flows often destabilize the destination country, and India and Myanmar are bracing for the geopolitical consequences of the Bangladeshis within their borders acquiring a firmer sense of identity separateness from their hosts. Ivy League researcher Kelly M. Greenhill’s revolutionary concept about “Weapons of Mass Migration”

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Carnage in Bangladesh Faced with a number of murderous attacks on individuals

  0 comments   |     by admin on 01, September 2018

Faced with a number of murderous attacks on individuals that included secular bloggers, Hindus, Buddhist and Christians, at least some of them claimed by IS or Al Qaeda, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajid categorically stated that neither the IS or Al Qaeda had a foothold in Bangladesh and that the perpetrators were locals in terms of both breeding and instigation.&

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Pipeline from Iran

by admin on 15th , December 2018

Fighting Phantoms in India

by Aijaz Zaka Syed on 14th , December 2018

Can we solve Siachen without solving the J&K dispute?

by Shivam Vij on 13th , December 2018

Should India worry about the Dragon in Nepal?

by Vijaya Rajiva on 12th , December 2018

Obama should take the road not taken in AF

by M K Bhadrakumar on 11th , December 2018

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