The Rohingya Have Fled One Crisis for Another
As the monsoon season looms, hundreds of thousands of refugees are living in overcrowded Bangladeshi refugee camps at risk of an imminent cholera outbreak.
Aung San Suu Kyi Is A Politician, Not A Monster
Western liberals projected their own hopes onto "the Lady" — and then blamed her for not living up to them.
10 Conflicts to Watch in 2018
From North Korea to Venezuela, here are the conflicts to watch in 2018.
As Tragedy Unfolds in Myanmar, the People’s Heroine Stokes the Flames of Hatred
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya civilians are trapped in a cycle of violence perpetuated by Myanmar’s military, exacerbated by Islamist militants, and inflamed by Aung San Suu Kyi.
The World Knew Ahead of Time the Rohingya Were Facing Genocide
We've never known more about oncoming atrocities, but are still mostly helpless to stop them.
Caste Is Stunting All of India’s Children
Fears of impurity continue to steer Indians away from toilets — and towards deadly fecal germs.
As Myanmar Cracks Down on Rohingya, Washington ‘Asleep at the Switch’
Washington opts for tepid rhetoric and behind-the-scenes diplomacy rather than confronting Myanmar over what some call “ethnic cleansing.”
Pakistan Can’t Afford China’s ‘Friendship’
Pakistan's elites think Chinese cash can save the country. They're wrong.
The Islamic World Has a Blasphemy Problem
How have such bad laws gotten on the books in Muslim countries? It's complicated.
Amid Scramble for Influence, China Scoops Up Chevron’s Gas Fields in Bangladesh
China, India, and Japan are all courting the South Asian nation.
NSA Official Suggests North Korea Was Culprit in Bangladesh Bank Heist
The deputy director of the NSA says he believes states have entered the bank-robbing business.
Bangladesh Is Vanishing The Opposition
The country's growing number of 'disappeared' are paying for their fathers' (alleged) sins.
Sheikh Hasina Must Call Islamist Terrorism What It Is
In the wake of the Dhaka attack, Bangladesh’s refusal to call out and confront its problem with Islamist radicals will only make the problem worse.
Bombings in Saudi Arabia Cap A Deadly Week of Global Terror
A series of suicide bombings and attacks across the globe this past week shows the Islamic State’s reach extends far beyond Syria and Iraq.
To Save Bangladesh, Political Parties Must Return to the Country’s Founding Principles
Bangladesh once again faces an existential threat posed by religious extremists.
Amid Global Criticism, Bangladesh Nabs Suspect in Killing of Gay Activists
The bad news is that the attacker appears to be a home-grown militant, which means the bloodshed wracking the country won’t end anytime soon.
One by One, Bangladesh’s Activists Are Being Hacked to Death
This week, a professor and two LGBT rights activists were hacked to death in Bangladesh.
ISIS in Bangladesh: There’s still time to stop it, but only if action is taken
In November 2015, the Islamic State declared its intent to extend its operations to Bangladesh.
Escaping the Shadow of Pakistan
The current diplomatic row between Bangladesh and Pakistan is about more than opening old wounds from 45 years ago – it is about the threat to pluralistic democracy in South Asia posed by Pakistan’s security policies.
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.