Bangladesh’s Tryst with China’s BRI: Economic Boom or Debt Trap?

Media: South Asian Voices
Date Published: May 01, 2019

Security and Economic Challenges in the Indo-Pacific

Abdullah Ar Rafee, Senior Research Associate, IPAG, was invited to speak at the COSATT Regional Conference on Security and Economic Challenges in the Indo-Pacific organized by the Centre for South Asian Studies, Nepal and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) on March 12-13, 2019 in Kathmandu Nepal. He put forward Bangladesh’s take on US’s newly panned Indo-Pacific… Read More

Retraining workers to cope with changing trends

Media: The Financial Express
Date Published: February 21, 2019

Counterterrorism in Bangladesh: Lessons from a Multi-Stakeholder Approach

Syed Munir Khasru, Chairman, IPAG Abdullah Ar Rafee, Sr. Research Associate, IPAG   On July 1, 2016, Bangladesh was rocked to the core as a group of young militants stormed Holey Artisan Bakery, a posh café in a highly secured diplomatic zone in Dhaka, killing 20 hostages – 17 of whom were of foreign nationals…. Read More

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