Ali Akbar Rouf

U.S. Visa Curbs on Bangladesh: Counting Chickens Before They Hatch

Since the United States imposed unilateral sanctions on Bangladesh’s elite security force -- the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and some of its former and...

Problems with the U.S. Foreign Aid

Foreign aid is an oft-cited example of American Public misconception of U.S. overseas governmental operations. A study by Kaiser Family Foundation in 2015 found...

Departure of Diplomat Li Jiming and Expectations From the New Chinese Ambassador

China and Bangladesh have had diplomatic relations since 1976, five years after Bangladesh gained its independence. Since then, the two nations have built a...

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