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Watchdog warns: Bangladesh could face protracted political crisis

The International Crisis Group released the following analysis on the political situation in Bangladesh. Their assessments won’t  surprise balanced observers on the ground in Bangladesh, but it’s always enlightening to read up on third party perspectives. — Bangladesh could face a protracted political crisis in the lead-up to the 2013 elections unless Prime Minister Sheikh […]

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury December 2013, the ruling Bangladesh Awami League will complete its five-year tenure, while the country will go for another general election by January 25 2014. New election date will be announced by October 2014. In this case, the ruling party will remain in the office for another 18 odd months […]

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Whither Pakistan: Imran Khan at the Atlantic Council

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The Atlantic Council hosted a video-teleconference with Imran Khan on January 13th. Celebrity turned politician Imran Khan is the founder of the Tehreek-e-Insaaf Party. In the political turmoil that is now Pakistan, Imran Khan’s party has successfully gained momentum and support with the objective to clean the current political system. With early general elections being forecasted for […]

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