Economy First, Geopolitics Second: A Case for Future US-Bangladesh Engagement

The past year has witnessed vigorous engagement between Bangladesh and the United States. The...

Indo-Pacific

Economy First, Geopolitics Second: A Case for Future US-Bangladesh Engagement

The past year has witnessed vigorous engagement between Bangladesh...

From the Midnight Stopover to the Visit of Donald Lu: What Does It Mean for Bangladesh?

From the Byzantine Empire to the present-day Westphalian nation-state,...

Maldives’ Presidential Election and Possible Challenges for India

Indian foreign minister S. Jaishankar was on a three-day...

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Economy First, Geopolitics Second: A Case for Future US-Bangladesh Engagement

The past year has witnessed vigorous engagement between Bangladesh...

Settler Culture and Politics of Mass Shootings in the US

On Jan. 21, 2023, all hell broke loose in...

The Emerging Narco Bloc of West Asia

The manufacture and supply of the flagship drug Captagon...

Climate Action: The US Is Doing Its Part, Others Should Step up Too

The view that the US has been hypocritical in...

U.S. vs. China: Selective Cooperation by Trade War

Since the 1980s, trade has been a critical driver...

Japan’s Renewed Militarization Strengthens America’s Naval Presence in Asia

Japan, which demilitarized on the terms of unconditional surrender...

China’s AI Ambitions: Strategic Comparison of Past and Recent Congress Report

The 20th Party Congress report highlights the development of...

Taiwan’s Collective Complacency Amid Growing Threats

In spite of China’s increasing intimidation efforts toward Taiwan,...

South Asia

India-UK Free Trade: An Unfinished Business

UKs need for FTA and India’s Consistent bargain further delayed the deal, amid political turmoil in UK. Rishi Sunak, the first non-white child of immigrants,...

Odisha’s Thrust on Sports Tourism and Entrepreneurship

The state of Odisha in Eastern India is hosting the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup (Jan. 13-29, 2023). Odisha has achieved the remarkable feat...

Para Diplomacy in India: The Economic, Cultural and Political Angle

Over the past three decades, India’s state governments have become important stakeholders in India’s ties with the outside world .The important role of subnational...

A Chinese Trap and Pakistan’s Taliban Test: New Delhi Has to See a Long View of Realities

Last year Pakistan’s security establishment got into a euphoric mood when Taliban took over Afghanistan. It seemed that Islamabad have got the strategic depth...

Donald Lu’s Bangladesh Visit: Opportunity to Strengthen Ties and Lu’s Image?

Bangladesh and the United States share a history of long-standing bilateral relations. Since the US recognition of Bangladesh's independence in 1972, the bilateral tie...

The Chinese Must Stop Obsessing Over Arunachal Pradesh

William Dalrymple’s “The Last Mughal” is a brilliant book in which the Scottish historian describes that how after the death of Aurangzeb in 1707,...

Only Will Is Needed to Educate Balochistan

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 pertains to education, requires inclusive, affordable, and equitable options for lifelong learning. While with reference to higher...

Lamenting the Taliban’s Worldview on Women’s Education in Afghanistan

One of the most regressive socio-political events to take place in late 2022 was the Taliban regime’s decision to officially reduce the female population...

Politics of the US Funding and Situation in Bangladesh

Almost all developed countries have their own schemes worldwide to share their economic might with the developing and least developed countries. Such schemes are...

Americas

What Lies Behind the Crisis in Haiti?

Despite not routinely making the front page of the news, world leaders, scholars, and human rights activists have been expressing their concerns regarding the...

The Uneasy Colossus: How Washington’s Domestic Realism and International Idealism Are at Loggerheads

While the United States spouts moral prescriptions and idealistic injunctions across the world, the recent trail of human rights violations revealed the unsightly underbelly...

Myths Over Ukraine Military Aid: How the Lend Lease Works

With the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, there have been grievances over the amount of aid the United States has sent to the country. Some...

Europe

Aliyev’s Milosevic Tactics Towards Armenia

The region of Karabakh, located in modern day Azerbaijan has seen some of the most brutal fighting in the world the...

Military Expansion: A Poison for Putin

Russia has been facing complex challenges from the outside lately. Since Moscow trapped itself in the quagmire of the war in...

How a Looming Ukrainian Offensive on Melitopol Would Have Repercussions on Putin

The Russian invasion of Ukraine to say the least has not gone according to plan the way the Kremlin envisioned it....

Turkey’s Geopolitical Dispute With Sweden

During the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, various nations around the world reassessed their national security needs, as many thought Europe...

Southeast Asia

Myanmar’s Opium Boom Matters — Here’s Why

The UN just released a new report on the...

Building a Credible Cyber Defense Posture: Opportunities in the Philippines

The weaponization of cyberspace has unleashed new ways to...

Shattered Dreams of Myanmar’s Upcoming National Election

It’s been almost two years since the people of...

The US BURMA Act: Long Way to the Rohingya Repatriation?

The politics did not get better in 2022 but...

Japan’s Line App Must Not Be Tool of Cambodia’s Dictator Hun Sen

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has done everything in...

Bandung and After: Indonesia’s Ongoing Struggle Against Extremism

Indonesia has been in recent times struggling to contain extremist trends.  There have been alarm bells ringing over the past years about pervasive extremism;...

Middle East

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