South Asia Monitor: Bangladesh: Sinking into Chaos? - December 15, 2005
December 15, 2005
As violence from Islamic extremists increases, Bangladesh's weak governance threatens to undermine the country's social and economic progress. Though the Bangladeshi government has continuously downplayed the extremist angle, it has banned four organizations, including the JMB. Without a much more vigorous response, the combination of a small but vocal extremist minority and weak governance could create another resting place for terrorists.