Expat Exodus After Islamist Cafe Carnage Imperils Bangladesh

  • Foreigners avoid restaurants in diplomatic area of capital
  • More high-profile attacks on foreigners likely: Control Risks

Siege on an upscale restaurant in Dhaka on July 1.

Photographer: AFP via Getty Images

When Islamic State militants first attacked a foreigner in Bangladesh last September, long-time expatriate Samantha Morshed brushed it off even though she heard the gunshots from her bedroom in Dhaka’s diplomatic enclave.

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