About Us

Launched in 2017, The Geopolitics (TGP) endeavors to become a primary source of journalism, analysis, and commentary on international relations, world politics and a wide range of issues of global importance. We feature the voices of promising academics, policymakers, and local writers from all over the globe. The Geopolitics was created by people who want to be informed and have a deep interest in a broad range of subjects, from history to economics, international development to global terrorism—and aim to make the magazine accessible to all.



Rehan Ahmed

Rehan Ahmed is a Senior Editor and writer at The Geopolitics. He writes on foreign policy, international security, South Asian geopolitics and counter-terrorism. He has written for several other journals and magazines. His recent book, “Sensibility: A Layman’s Commentary of The Conquest of Happiness,” is a critical commentary of Bertrand Russell, the writer, political activist, and Nobel laureate.

Joseph S.

Joseph graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and is a CFA and CAIA charterholder. He enjoys geopolitics and study international politics extensively. Joseph currently lives in Hong Kong.

Md. Aslam Hossain 




Mark S. Cogan

Mark S. Cogan is an Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan. He is a former communications specialist with the United Nations in Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East.

Dr. Fatima-Zohra Er-Rafia

Dr. Fatima-Zohra Er-Rafia is a lecturer at HEC Montréal and Polytechnique Montréal, a consultant, and an independent researcher. She previously served as a Corporate Strategist at Desjardins Group and as a Management Consultant, Director of Operations, and a Strategy and Business Development Consultant at Stratégies Internationales. For more info, visit:

Vivek Mishra

Vivek Mishra is a Research Fellow at Indian Council of World Affairs, New Delhi.  He is also Assistant Professor (on leave) in International Relations at the Netaji Institute for Asian Studies, Kolkata and Deputy Director, Kalinga Institute of Indo-Pacific Studies, Bhubaneswar. He has been 2019 South Asian Voices Visiting Fellow at the Stimson Center, Washington D.C. and a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the Saltzman Institute of War & Peace, School of International Public Affairs, Columbia University, NY. Vivek has completed his PhD in International Relations at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

Dr. Ali Bilgenoğlu

Dr. Ali Bilgenoğlu is an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations, Adnan Menderes University in Aydin, Turkey.

Linda Schlegel

Linda Schlegel holds a BA in Liberal Arts from the University College Maastricht and an MA in Terrorism, Security and Society from King's College London. She currently works as a counter-terrorism consultant at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin.

Aslam Hossain

Md. Aslam Hossain is a part-time senior editor of The Geopolitics. He is also an executive and an entrepreneur. He has earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in International Relations from Jahangirnagar University. His focus is on geopolitics and security.



Seksan Anantasirikiat

Seksan Anantasirikiat is currently the coordinator of the ASEAN Roundtable, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University. He also serves as the editor of the Seoul National University Journal of International Affairs (SNUJIA).

Tridivesh Singh Maini

New Delhi based Policy Analyst associated with OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat, India. One of his areas of interest is the India-Pakistan-China triangle.

Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming, B.A. and M.A. in International Politics by the University of South Africa. He is currently serving on the IAPSS authorial board and he is the Vice Chair of the IAPSS SRC on Conflict Security & Crime.

Daniel Odin Shaw

Daniel Odin Shaw is a Politics and International Relations student, currently living in Budapest. He has been published in Ms. Magazine Online, The Monthly Review and Global Politics.co.uk.

Sheikh Shabir

The author is an Indian (Kashmir) political commentator, analyst and columnist. He extensively writes on South Asia. He can be reached at Sheikhshabir518@gmail.com.

Keyu Chen

Keyu Chen served as financial translator for Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank. He holds M.A. in international journalism and communication from Beijing Foreign Studies University.

Yacqub Ismail

Yacqub Ismail is an editor and a regular contributor to International Policy Digest and a political analyst. His work has appeared in the Horn Diplomat, Foreign Policy News, Gulf State Analytics, Rising Powers Project, and Russian Council of International Affairs.



Md. Suzauzzaman Khan
Communications Officer

Mr. Khan works as a Communications Officer at The Geopolitics. He has earned his Bsc. & Msc. in Electronics and Communications Engineering by the University of Information, Technology and Science.