The South Asia Channel

To Counter IS in Bangladesh, Look To The Bloggers

If the international community is concerned about the spread of IS in Bangladesh, it should pressure the government to provide a secure space for free media.


Armed Man Arrested at Disneyland Paris

A man with two handguns has been arrested at Disneyland Paris in France.


Sending Pressure Cookers from France to Tunisia Is Not a Good Idea

FedEx employees were surprised to find what appeared to be pressure cookers and detonators at France's largest airport.


Female Jihadi: Men Should ‘Get Off Their Couches’ and Kill

A female Islamic State recruiter urged men to stop talking about jihad and start carrying it out.


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Could an Entire French Generation Grow Up in a State of Emergency?

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned that France could stay in a state of emergency until the Islamic State is defeated.


The Peacebuilder’s Field Guide to Protest Movements

Protest movements around the world scored major victories in 2015. But if we want to see real change, international donors need to stop fretting and lend a hand.

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