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The US-Bangladesh Security Dialogue: How Successful It Was?

The 8th US-Bangladesh Security Dialogue took place on April 4, 2022. The meeting took place in Washington DC this year. Bangladeshi delegation included Foreign...

Why Myanmar Should Have Friendship and Neighbourhood Policy Towards Bangladesh?

Bangladesh and Myanmar share a land boundary of 271 kilometers. Prior to their establishment as contemporary nation states, both countries had a long history...

India’s Neighbourhood Policy: The Relevance of Para Diplomacy

On April 30, 2022, the Tamil Nadu Assembly (India) unanimously passed a resolution urging the Government of India to allow the Tamil Nadu government...

Russia-Iran Relations in the Aftermath of the Ukraine Crisis?

Iran’s response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has been predictable, with Tehran blaming the US and the West for the crisis, but also pitching...

The West Is Winning the Information War

The Russian invasion has so far not gone according to plan. Putin expected a quick in-and-out operation to establish a new regime in Kyiv...

The Geopolitics of Ukraine’s Grid Interconnection Dreams Amidst the War: What to Look out for

On 24 Feb. 2022, Russia launched a large-scale military invasion in Ukraine, after the escalation of the already tense relations that succeeded in the...

Understanding Ukraine

Understanding the current military conflict unfolding in Ukraine requires analyzing the country’s history and the influence of surrounding regions. The amount of news outlets...

Bangladesh’s Response to the US Sanctions: Matured or Imprudent?

On Dec. 10, 2021, the Biden administration imposed sanctions on Bangladesh’s elite paramilitary force, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and seven of its current...

Will the Tatmadaw Be Able to Maintain the Status Quo?

A year has passed since the Myanmar military, Tatmadaw, seized power by orchestrating the infamous coup d'état in February 2021. The resistance against the...

Oh, Canada: Invoking and Revoking the Emergencies Act

Cries of “Freedom” and “Liberte” have rung out across Canada during the last three weeks. These messages have been directed at the Canadian government...

The Weakness of the Strongest Institution: South Korea’s Presidential System

Like all post-colonial democratic societies, South Korea suffers from an imbalance of power between the three organs of governance -- Executive, Legislature and the...

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