Mo Chaudhury on the Rohingya crisis, Bangladesh and the West


In a recent op-ed for Bangladeshi online newspaper, Desautels Professor Mo Chaudhury explores the unfolding Rohingya humanitarian disaster in Myanmar, then outlines the corruption at the heart of the crisis and the players who stand to benefit from it.

Prof Chaudhury goes on to state that Bangladesh has a role to play in mitigating the situation, but that it can’t do so alone. According to the piece, if a player like the US got involved, possibly in return for a strategic air base on Bangladeshi territory, it would help stabilize the area and protect Bangladesh from reprisal at the UN.

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