Bangladesh’s Long Journey From ‘Basket Case’ to Rising Star
But 50 years after independence, an authoritarian turn casts a shadow over the country’s future.
50 Years After Independence, Bangladesh Bursts Into Geopolitics
The country is on the cusp of a second liberation—one that would end its relative isolation.
Bangladesh Is Everyone’s Economic Darling. It Might Not Last.
Dhaka has shown real vision in its fiscal planning, but a turn toward authoritarianism could reverse its successes.
The Radicalization of Bangladeshi Cyberspace
After the pandemic pushed people online, Islamist extremist groups reached an even wider audience. But the authorities are fighting back.
Angst and Denial in India as It’s Now Officially Poorer Than Bangladesh
Bangladesh, once far behind, just surpassed India in GDP per capita. All the more reason for Modi to focus on the right reforms.
A Year After Rendering Millions Stateless, India Has Yet to Hear a Single Appeal
New Delhi has continued to milk the issue of citizenship for political gain, leaving 1.9 million people stateless and virtually unable to prove otherwise.
The Developing World Could Come Out of the Pandemic Ahead
Thanks to favorable demographics, digitization efforts, and quicker health responses, many countries of the global south are faring better than their wealthy counterparts.
As Rohingya Boats Keep Sailing, Southeast Asia Turns a Blind Eye
With the coronavirus now an excuse for inaction, the threat to the embattled minority is growing ever sharper.