Bangladeshi American Response to the 1998 Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA): An Assessment*

  title={Bangladeshi American Response to the 1998 Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA): An Assessment*},
  author={Bimal Kanti Paul},
  journal={The Professional Geographer},
  pages={495 - 505}
  • B. Paul
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • Political Science
  • The Professional Geographer
Abstract Following the devastating flood in 1998, the U.S. government proposed a Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) to the Bangladesh government. Accepting the 1998 SOFA would have allowed entry of U.S. troops in Bangladesh without passports or visas and without requiring declaration of military hardware. This would have facilitated American forces support for relief operations and rehabilitation of disaster victims in the shortest possible time. Unfortunately, the Bangladesh government rejected… 
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