Tariq Karim

THE ICONOCLAST FILES

Tariq Karim, a former career diplomat and academic, is currently Visiting Fellow at BRAC University.

June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018

Bangladesh's travails: A relentless saga

Despite our numerous achievements in domestic and international spheres, the following refrain has refused to go away in the last several decades: “why is Bangladesh so bitterly divided as a polity? Why are Bangladesh's political leaders so totally consumed by their personal animosities towards each other that they neglect good governance of the state? Why does Bangladesh, having rejected political Islam as the...

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