The year 2012 began well for Bangladesh. Economic performance was impressive, and there were some notable political developments, such as the starting of the War Crimes Trial. However, corruption remained a pressing issue, the rule of law and human rights in the country became increasingly tenuous, and the political environment continued to be turbulent and uncertain. Moreover, issues regarding the country’s relationship with both India and the U.S. were poorly resolved.
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Research Article| February 01 2013
Bangladesh in 2012: Economic Growth, Political Under-development
Ahrar Ahmad is Professor of Political Science and Director of Graduate Studies at Black Hills State University, Spearfish, South Dakota. He was a senior Fulbright Scholar to Bangladesh in 2007–08.
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (1): 73–83.
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Ahrar Ahmad; Bangladesh in 2012: Economic Growth, Political Under-development. Asian Survey 1 February 2013; 53 (1): 73–83. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.1.73
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