Sunday, January 25, 2009

Formula for military intervention in Bangladesh

Former Army Chief Lt Gen (retd) Harun Ar Rashid has given a very simple and widely-used formula for military intervention in Bangladesh: 'if the performance of the government is good, the chance of a military intervention is low', he told K S Manjunath of the Business Standard.

He spoke of improving bilateral ties between India and Bangladesh and felt Dhaka has to recognise that its “big neighbour” (India) needs it as much as it needs the big neighbour’s help.

Read the full interview here.

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