Political Polarization and Religious Extremism in Bangladesh

April 30, 2015

Testimony
Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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Radicalization and Extremism

Alyssa Ayres testifies before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific

In her testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, Alyssa Ayres argued that in order to combat political polarization and religious extremism in Bangladesh, the United States needs to increase assistance focused on democracy and governance programs, expand counterterrorism and security cooperation, deepen security consultation with India about Bangladesh, and continue looking for ways to incentivize political reconciliation in Bangladesh.

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Bangladesh

Radicalization and Extremism