Why Is Myanmar on the Blacklist of FATF?

An international watchdog has added Myanmar to its blacklist for terrorist funding, joining Iran...

Indo-Pacific

China Shaken by Protests Over Its Zero Covid Policy

It was a tiny incident, not captured by TV...

US-China Summit May Prevent Putin-Style Misjudgment on the Taiwan Issue

On Nov. 14, President Joe Biden of the United...

Empathetic Approach as a Precursor to Trust: Case of North Korea

Nuclear deterrence and nuclear proliferation have been heavily associated...

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Why Is Myanmar on the Blacklist of FATF?

An international watchdog has added Myanmar to its blacklist...

Bangladesh Should Persist in Implementing the Teesta Project Amidst Geopolitical Concerns

Transboundary water disputes are nothing new in world politics....

China Shaken by Protests Over Its Zero Covid Policy

It was a tiny incident, not captured by TV...

Strengthening EU-Bangladesh Relations Through EU-Bangladesh First Political Dialogue

Since the earliest interactions between European institutions and the...

Australia-Japan Security Pact: Implications on Regional Geopolitics

The recent Australia-Japan security pact is the best example...

Japan-Australia Security Cooperation

At the annual Australia-Japan Leaders Meeting held in Perth,...

Minilateralism in the Indo-Pacific: Is It the Future?

There is a drastic shift in the Indo-Pacific region's...

The US-China “Thucydides Trap” and India

Xi Jinping has been confirmed as General Secretary of...

South Asia

Bangladesh Should Persist in Implementing the Teesta Project Amidst Geopolitical Concerns

Transboundary water disputes are nothing new in world politics. For hundreds of years, they have been recurring between or among the states all across...

Strengthening EU-Bangladesh Relations Through EU-Bangladesh First Political Dialogue

Since the earliest interactions between European institutions and the newly independent nation in 1973, relations between the EU and Bangladesh have been improving for...

The Misconstrued Economic Plight of Pakistan

The last few months have been quite a rigmarole through a warren of economic (and political) challenges. We should have expected a rocky road...

Clima Active in Climate Change

The 17th G20 Summit recently concluded in Bali, Indonesia. The summit had the theme ‘Pulih Bersama, Bangkit Perkasa’ (Recover Together, Recover Stronger). With the...

KNF — A New Threat to Regional Security?

Bangladesh has launched a much-needed operation against Kuki-Chin National Front (KNF) in the Chittagong hill tract for a while now. For the last 6...

The Limits of Pakistan’s Balancing Act

Pakistan has been going through political and economic dire straits. Nearly 80 districts of Pakistan were worst hit by the floods in September 2022,...

Why the Hazara Genocide Matters?

On Sept. 30, 2022, a suicide bomber struck Kaaj Educational Center in Kabul’s Dasht-e Barchi neighbourhood, where nearly 300 young students, mostly girls, were...

What Does the Bangladesh-Myanmar Border Guards Meeting Mean for Rohingya Repatriation?

On Oct. 30, a flag meeting between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Myanmar’s Border Guard Police (BGP) was held at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar...

Global Hunger Index 2022: Bangladesh’s Success in South Asia

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is a peer-reviewed yearly assessment report meant to thoroughly measure and monitor hunger at the global, regional, and national...

Americas

Turning of the Tide : A Geopolitical Quandary for the West

It is no secret today, that the world has experienced profound geopolitical implications on the larger pretext of a drastic change in international equilibrium....

Panama’s Problem: The Melting of the Arctic Ice Caps

The arctic is currently losing sea ice at an estimated 10,000 tonnes per second. Whilst this frightening stat poses many challenges to the world,...

Pelosi’s Diplomatic Ventures to Salvage Democrats in the Midterm Polls

Why Nancy Pelosi, the US House Speaker, has embarked upon a series of jetting into hotspots one after another – Kyiv, Taipei and now...

Europe

The West Needs to Adopt Innovative Policies to Attract Talent

Ties between Western countries and China have deteriorated in recent years owing to several factors like the COVID-19 pandemic, and the...

The Chinese Viewpoint on the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict

The meeting held between Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia and Xi Jin Ping, the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist...

Unravelling the Explosion in Istanbul: Result of PKK’s Terrorism or Erdogan’s Populism?

On Nov. 13, an explosion was heard at the busy Istiklal Avenue in Taksim, Istanbul. Internet disruptions across Turkiye with restrictions...

Britain’s Economic Ruination: A Warning to the US?

The economic mess in Britain presages trouble for other advanced economies. The financial markets have readily punished the ill-conceived fiscal policies...

Southeast Asia

Why Is Myanmar on the Blacklist of FATF?

An international watchdog has added Myanmar to its blacklist...

Joe Biden Must Use Cambodia Visit to Demand Release of US Citizen Theary Seng

Theary Seng is a dual citizen of the United...

World’s $20 Billion Investment in Cambodia’s Democracy Can Still Be Saved

Since the Paris Peace Agreements (PPAs) on Cambodia in...

Is Myanmar’s Military Junta Losing Its Political and Military Influence?

The military junta in Myanmar has been facing a...

The Belligerence of Myanmar: How Should We Hold It Accountable?

The mounting bellicosity of Myanmar has heightened tensions in...

Heirs of the Sultan of Sulu and North Borneo v. Malaysia – Explaining the controversial Ad-hoc Arbitration Case

On Feb. 28, 2022, the arbitrator, Dr. Gonzalo Stampa, notified Malaysia to pay the heirs of the Sultan of Sulu and North Borneo $14.92...

Middle East

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