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After The Massacre

When a crisis strikes in a country like Bangladesh, the civilian government usually faces two main challenges. First, it must deal with the crisis itself. Second, it must deal with the ever present possibility that the army may intervene and … Continue reading

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Blithering Idiot

In the aftermath of the BDR mutiny in Bangladesh that may have killed up to 170 people, Dean Nelson, the South Asia editor of the British newspaper Telegraph, thinks he has figured it out. He thinks himself clever because he … Continue reading

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Death Toll Skyrocketing From Massacre In Dhaka

Now that the BDR “mutiny” in Dhaka is over, bodies of those massacred are being found inside the BDR headquarters at Pilkhana. Other bodies have been discovered dumped into sewege drains. Many army and BDR officers remain missing and it … Continue reading

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Breaking: Tanks Roll Toward Dhaka

The Associated Press is reporting the following breaking news: Local media say army tanks are rolling toward the Bangladeshi capital hours after the prime minister warned mutinous border guards to end their two-day rebellion. The revolt by border guards angry … Continue reading

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