Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Community policing in South Asia

This article reviews a variety of community policing initiatives in South Asia, focusing especially on how information and communication technology (ICT) are utilized in developing countries. It concludes that the approach can lead to “trust-building, and improved police efficiency in reducing crime, … Continue reading

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Terrorism at lowest level since 2002

Global terrorism has been decreasing steadily since 2002. The number of terror attacks decreased 19.8% in 2017, following drops of 9.2% and 11.5% in the preceding two years, according to this article. Terrorism-related deaths declined 24.2% in 2017 following drops … Continue reading

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Shifting face of international terrorism

Counter-terrorism efforts directed mainly at ISIS, Al Qaeda, and the Middle East will need to shift attention to Russian-speaking individuals and networks in the coming years, according to this article. Terror groups that previously resisted oppressive governments in their own … Continue reading

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UN course for female senior officers

This article reports a Female Senior Officer Command Development Course being held in Malaysia to help prepare women for command roles in UN police missions around the world. It is the second of four offerings of the course, with the … Continue reading

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Conflict in Bangladesh

The Crisis Group highlights political and legal conflict in Bangladesh in this report. Judicial and law enforcement sectors have become highly politicized, with police being used to target political rivals of the ruling party. Recommendations include stronger commitment to rule … Continue reading

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