The authorities’ violent reaction to the students runs the risk of energizing the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) that’s been the Awami League’s chief rival since independence and whose leader was recently found guilty of corruption charges in what she claims was a politically motivated show trial designed to prevent her from running in this December’s elections.
The point of this analysis was to approach this emotive issue from a cold analytical distance in order to better understand the overall dynamics at play.
India just carried out one of its largest-ever covert operations in peacetime, striking a Myanmar-based terrorist group and killing over 100 of its members. The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang), known more popularly by its initials NSCN-K, was targeted because of the terrorist attack it pulled off last week […]
Bodo terrorists launched coordinated attacks in India’s northeast state of Assam on 23 December, killing over 75 people. The move has the possibility of deepening tensions between the patchwork of ethnic and religious groups residing in the distant region, and has already led to over 80,000 people fleeing their homes […]