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India and Bangladesh: Doing deals to ward off the dragon

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to visit India on Friday to sign cooperative agreements covering defense, counter-terrorism, space, infrastructure building, trade, and connectivity, but the deals — about 30 in all — may not be enough to counter China’s mounting influence in Bangladesh. For a start, a comprehensive, 25-year framework agreement in defense […]