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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 146–151.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Sufia Uddin Communities of landless Hindus and Muslims in the Sundarbans, a mangrove-forested river delta sprawling across the Bangladesh–India border, have common class-based grievances and concerns for the imperiled ecosystem that transcend their religious differences. Their shared beliefs...
Current History (2019) 118 (807): 130–136.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Naomi Hossain Few big countries … have had their fortunes so profoundly shaped by a weak position in the global system. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Naomi Hossain Bangladesh social policy economic development...
Current History (2019) 118 (807): 149–153.
Published: 01 April 2019
... refugees Myanmar military junta Burma Bangladesh British Empire colonialism migration Buddhists Muslims Rakhine ethnic cleansing genocide Aung San Suu Kyi 149 Myanmar has consolidated its impunity, making its crimes a fait accompli. To do so, it first destabilized the legitimacy...
Current History (2018) 117 (798): 129–134.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Navine Murshid Bangladesh has neither the military nor the diplomatic power to force a solution on Myanmar. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Navine Murshid Bangladesh Myanmar Rohingya Rakhine colonialism Burma citizenship...
Current History (2017) 116 (789): 148–153.
Published: 01 April 2017
... India Pakistan Bangladesh Nepal Ganges River Indus River Brahmaputra River Indus Water Treaty Ganges Waters Treaty climate change environment rivers South Asia 148 [D]isputes have deepened to the extent that water is seen as inherently a source of conflict rather than...
Current History (2017) 116 (786): 17–23.
Published: 01 January 2017
... elites the scarce factors in models of trade also hold political power. In Bangladesh, for instance, the garment sector and its business association have many close ties to the government, which is notorious for its levels of corruption. In the early 2010s, approximately 10 percent of national...
Current History (2016) 115 (780): 130–135.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Aqil Shah The prospects for successful democratic consolidation in Bangladesh will depend on the political elites' ability to abandon their zero-sum rivalry and demonstrate commitment to democratic norms in their attitudes and behavior. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016...
Current History (2015) 114 (771): 144–148.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Masroora Haque; Saleemul Huq Bangladesh, which is particularly exposed to the consequences of climate change and suffered two devastating cyclones in recent years, has taken a leading role … in advocating new international commitments to support countries that bear the heaviest burden of loss...
Current History (2014) 113 (762): 150–156.
Published: 01 April 2014
... for peaceful protest, and disregard the need for a political roadmap for moving forward, it will encourage extremists to take over. A Crisis of Democracy in Bangladesh Ali Riaz Since its independence in 1971, Bangladesh forces to combat the freedom fighters. Party activ- has experienced tumultuous times...
Current History (2012) 111 (744): 148–153.
Published: 01 April 2012
..., Pakistan, and Bangladesh emerged from the partition of British India, a violent process that began with in- dependence in 1947 and continued in 1971 with Bangladesh s formation from the erstwhile East Pakistan. India and Pakistan have unresolved ter- ritorial and border disputes and have fought sev- eral...
Current History (2010) 109 (726): 151–157.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Jalal Alamgir Stints in power have been occasions to wipe out opponents, justice has meant vengeance, and egregious abuses have been legalized through immunity. © 2010 Current History. All rights reserved. 2010 The Regents of the University of California Bangladesh Awami League Rapid...