Animesh Roul on 'Bangladesh and Al Qaeda's call for Jihad' in Jamestown Foundation's Terrorism Monitor.

Al-Qaeda Leader al-Zawahiri Urges Jihad Against the “Anti-Islamic” Government of Bangladesh 

Widespread violence, marked by protest rallies, hartals (general shutdowns), group clashes and  bombings have led to massive confrontations between secular and Islamist forces in Bangladesh over the last year. Now, al-Qaeda leader Dr. Ayman al-Zawahiri has issued a call for jihad in Bangladesh, the fourth largest Muslim nation in the world. 

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Terrorism Monitor, (Jamestown Foundation) Vol 12 (2), 2014.