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Suicide attacks intensify Bangladesh’s rising radicalism

Bangladesh has been hit by a spate of suicide bombings, heralding a dangerous new phase of Islamist radicalism in one of the world’s most populous Muslim nations. The attacks signal extremist groups, under intense counterterrorism pressure, have resorted to terror tactics common in Pakistan and Middle Eastern countries but hitherto unseen in Bangladesh.  In late […]

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