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How can a dictator be removed when they don't have any challengers?

Take, for example, Bangladesh's sitting PM Sheikh Hasina. She has strong political backing from India as they played an active role in removing the army-backed government and putting her in power in ...
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Why didn't the US government sanction the people at the helm of the government of Bangladesh? [closed]

Bangladesh protests US sanctions against RAB, security chiefs Treasury Sanctions Perpetrators of Serious Human Rights Abuse on International Human Rights Day A few days ago, the US treasury ...
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Is India able to annex full or part of Bangladesh? [closed]

According to some Indian politicians, India should invade Bangladesh. India should invade Bangladesh if the torture of Hindus does not stop West Bengal BJP leader urges Narendra Modi to take steps to ...
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Why are India and Bangladesh not members of ASEAN?

Myanmar is an ASEAN member. India and Bangladesh are bordering countries of Myanmar. Why are India and Bangladesh not members of ASEAN? Also, what happened to East Timor and Papua New Guinea?
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Why does Bangladesh have a smaller military per capita than its neighbors?

Kindly, refer to the following answer: https://politics.stackexchange.com/a/62759/32479 This answer essentially says that the size of the military is related to the population size and the GDP. The ...
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International Crimes Tribunal (Bangladesh)?

Wikipedia says that: The International Crimes Tribunal (Bangladesh) (ICT of Bangladesh) is a domestic war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh set up in 2009 to investigate and prosecute suspects for the ...
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Why is Pakistan eager to strengthen bilateral ties with Bangladesh?

Delhi distracted, Pakistan at play This Indian newspaper says that Pakistan is taking advantage of India's distractedness and trying to strengthen ties with Bangladesh. However, this doesn't make ...
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Has India ever threatened Bangladesh 'officially' with military invasion?

Why Bangladesh feared Indian invasion after the 1975 coup The following are two examples of Indian politicians threatening Bangladesh with invasion: India should invade Bangladesh if the torture of ...
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Is corruption the root cause Bangladesh is stranded in "developing nation" status?

Bangladesh has been stranded in "developing country" status for the last 50 years or so. Its HDI is also very low. Is corruption the root cause this country is stranded in a "developing ...
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Do Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, or Indonesia consider overpopulation to be a problem? [closed]

Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi said that overpopulation was, along with terrorism, the two real threats to Egypt, and took countermeasures in 2017. https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/1/40295/What%E2%80%99s-...
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What power does a president possess in a parliamentary form of government?

The president is a titular head in these type of governments. Does the president possess power, if any at all? If he doesn't, why keep the president? Why not just fire him/her? I'm specifically ...
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What influence does India have on Bangladesh?

In South Asia, India has clear influence on Nepal, and Bhutan. It won't be an exaggeration to say that India controls their affairs. India is also active in Afghanistan. Regarding Sri Lanka, India's ...
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What are the reasons behind a strong anti India sentiment in Bangladesh?

We all know that Bangladesh got independence from Pakistan because of India. So generally one can assume that relationship between India and Bangladesh is friendly. But the reality is different. There ...
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