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June, 2017

  • 20 June

    Report Paints Bleak Electoral Outcome for Bangladesh’s Hasina

    Bangladeshi intelligence agencies project that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina may not win enough parliamentary seats to retain power in the next general elections.

  • 12 June

    Impact of US Withdrawal from Climate Treaty

    It will probably be a few years before we really feel the effects of Trump’s new climate policies, so there’s also a chance we’ll have a new deal by then or a new president coming up in the near future, writes Kate Harveston .

  • 4 June

    Game On

    Pakistan's superior judiciary seems determined not to allow criminals to use the state apparatus for governance in the name of justice for their own ends. Without judicial activism accountability will become a figment of imagination and justice will become a crime!

May, 2017

  • 14 May

    Is India Restaging ‘Sikkim Saga’ in Bangladesh?

    Without naming India, Begum Zia said some foreign powers were trying to weaken Bangladesh that was making steady economic progress. “We liberated Bangladesh in 1971 when we were about 80 million people. Now we are about 160 to 170 million, and we are united. We don’t need assistance of anyone.”  She added, “we want to make it explicitly clear that we …

April, 2017

  • 13 April

    Anger in Bangladesh Over Defense MoUs with India

    The South Asian nation is witnessing unprecedented rise in anti-India sentiment following Bangladeshi Prime Minister’s landmark visit to India, writes one analyst.

  • 11 April

    Pakistan’s Cotton Production to Go Up

    Despite long dry spell, Pakistan is headed to mix results of its agriculture production for 2017/18.

  • 8 April

    What is at Stake in Shaikh Hasina’s Indian Yatra

    Facing waning popularity and a suspecting electorate at home and growing impression of surrendering to Indian pressure to enter a defense pact with its encircling big neighbor, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has too much at stake in her important visit to India.

  • 4 April

    Fortune 500 Companies Hold a Record $2.6 Trillion Offshore

    The limited disclosures made by a handful of Fortune 500 corporations show that corporations are brazenly using tax havens to avoid taxes on significant profits.

March, 2017

  • 16 March

    Bangladesh Drifting Towards Radicalization

    The South Asian nation is witnessing increasing incidence of terrorism, with government increasingly succumbing to the growing political power of religious extremists. The IS and Al-Qaeda-affiliated groups are showing growing presence in Chittagong and other regions in southeast Bangladesh.

  • 3 March

    View from India: The Road to China is Through Kabul

    New possibilities on regional cooperation are emerging, which India should not hesitate to explore.