Violent Extremism

US, UK mourn latest killings, urges united fight on terror

US envoy to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat and UK Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Hugo Swire mourn over the recent killings, that of a police official’s wife and a grocer, and urge for a united global fight against terrorism.

October 6, 2019
October 6, 2019

'Long-term plan needed to stop violent extremism'

Stressing the necessity to stop violent extremism with long-term integrated plan, speakers at a conference in Belgium say that the threat is no longer limited in South Asia, rather Europe and the US are also affected by its destructive impacts.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

US, UK mourn latest killings, urges united fight on terror

US envoy to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat and UK Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Hugo Swire mourn over the recent killings, that of a police official’s wife and a grocer, and urge for a united global fight against terrorism.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

US ready to help Bangladesh fight terror

The United States yesterday said it was ready to help Bangladesh fight terrorism and violent extremism by providing it with experts and technical support.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Uniting to prevent violent extremism

Violent extremism is a direct assault on the United Nations Charter and a grave threat to international peace and security.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Reactivated JMB!

If all those extremists killed and arrested in the last one month belong to the JMB then all those that had written off the extremist group as a non-entity and without the capacity to create problems for the country must be eating their words, and that includes the head of our police too.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

In the grip of madness

Bangladesh's experience with ribald extremism and terrorism is more recent and, so far, has been less painful in terms of mass attacks or casualties. But there has been a slow, but steady gnawing at the very soul of this country.

November 15, 2015
November 15, 2015

Paris attacks may lead to US military anti-IS escalation

Paris attacks seem likely to compel President Obama to consider military escalation against IS in Iraq and Syria. But that probably will not mean dramatic moves like launching US or international ground offensive or accelerating aerial bombing in hopes of eliminating the global threat of violent extremism.