The rise of India and China holds profound implications for Bangladesh’s economy, politics, and foreign policy. Bangladesh is figuring more prominently in the giants’ strategic considerations, and the 2014 elections will pit pro-China Khaleda Zia against India-allied Sheikh Hasina. Ambassador Farooq Sobhan discussed Bangladesh’s bilateral relations with China and India.
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The Carnegie South Asia Program informs policy debates relating to the region’s security, economy, and political development. From India’s domestic political economy to Sino-Indian rivalry to U.S. engagement with India, the Program’s renowned team of experts offer in-depth analysis derived from their unique access to the people and places defining South Asia’s most critical challenges.