Donald Lu

‘Will rebuild trust, won’t look back’

In an apparent policy reset, Washington is seeking to rebuild the trust in its relations with Dhaka following tensions in the run-up to the January 7 national polls.

Not enough time left for meaningful dialogue

The Awami League yesterday wrote back to US Assistant Secretary Donald Lu saying “there is not enough time for holding any meaningful dialogue” that would bring about tangible outcomes.

Reading Donald Lu’s letter, intently

Is there a connection between India’s clarification of its policy and Lu’s letter?

Dialogue must be on equal footing

Ongoing hostilities to BNP make any success a distant possibility

Hold dialogue without any conditions

US Assistant Secretary Donald Lu has written to the Awami League, BNP, and Jatiya Party, urging them to engage in talks without any conditions to unlock the political stalemate.

US urges dialogue among parties without any condition

The US government wants an unconditional dialogue among political parties in the country to resolve the political crisis over the upcoming election, US Assistant Secretary Donald Lu has said

Lu’s visit: Old message, only louder

Secretary Lu’s visit, against these backgrounds, reiterated the message of the past year that the US would like to see a fair and inclusive election in Bangladesh and that it is concerned about the shrinking civic space.

What will Bangladesh get out of Donald Lu's visit?

Lu’s trip looked at how the two nations interact generally. If we focus on the visit's particulars, there were discussions that took place on governance, economic governance, strategy, and other economic concerns.

Washington wants Dhaka to play key role in Indo-Pacific region

The US wants to see Bangladesh as an independent player in the Indo-Pacific region, recognising it as a significant geostrategic actor in the region’s security architecture, says US-based foreign policy expert Anu Anwar.

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024

‘Will rebuild trust, won’t look back’

In an apparent policy reset, Washington is seeking to rebuild the trust in its relations with Dhaka following tensions in the run-up to the January 7 national polls.

November 18, 2023
November 18, 2023

Not enough time left for meaningful dialogue

The Awami League yesterday wrote back to US Assistant Secretary Donald Lu saying “there is not enough time for holding any meaningful dialogue” that would bring about tangible outcomes.

November 15, 2023
November 15, 2023

Reading Donald Lu’s letter, intently

Is there a connection between India’s clarification of its policy and Lu’s letter?

November 14, 2023
November 14, 2023

Dialogue must be on equal footing

Ongoing hostilities to BNP make any success a distant possibility

November 14, 2023
November 14, 2023

Hold dialogue without any conditions

US Assistant Secretary Donald Lu has written to the Awami League, BNP, and Jatiya Party, urging them to engage in talks without any conditions to unlock the political stalemate.

November 13, 2023
November 13, 2023

US urges dialogue among parties without any condition

The US government wants an unconditional dialogue among political parties in the country to resolve the political crisis over the upcoming election, US Assistant Secretary Donald Lu has said

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

Lu’s visit: Old message, only louder

Secretary Lu’s visit, against these backgrounds, reiterated the message of the past year that the US would like to see a fair and inclusive election in Bangladesh and that it is concerned about the shrinking civic space.

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

What will Bangladesh get out of Donald Lu's visit?

Lu’s trip looked at how the two nations interact generally. If we focus on the visit's particulars, there were discussions that took place on governance, economic governance, strategy, and other economic concerns.

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

Washington wants Dhaka to play key role in Indo-Pacific region

The US wants to see Bangladesh as an independent player in the Indo-Pacific region, recognising it as a significant geostrategic actor in the region’s security architecture, says US-based foreign policy expert Anu Anwar.

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

US to focus on polls atmosphere

There was a lot of interest in US Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Donald Lu's visit to Dhaka. Before leaving early yesterday, he held a series of meetings with the top ministers, labour rights, and civil society leaders. What were the discussions and outcomes? Lu shared with Porimol Palma in detail.

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