Md. Himel Rahman

Bangladesh Should Join the Game of Drones

In the 21st century, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), colloquially called ‘drones’, has played a crucial role in the partial realization of...

A Comprehensive Defense Partnership: Interpreting Türkiye’s Role in Bangladesh’s Military Modernization Drive

On the 2024 Global Firepower Index, Bangladesh ranks 37th among 145 states of the world. In the previous year, the country ranked 40th on...

What Is to Be Done? Envisioning a Cooperative Lustrum of Bangladesh–US Relations

On Jan. 17, 2024, the US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas met newly appointed Bangladeshi Minister of Foreign Affairs Hasan Mahmud and discussed the...

A Budding Partnership: The Growth of Japanese–Bangladeshi Politico-Strategic Ties

On Nov. 11, 2023, the 14.3-km long channel of the Matarbari deep-sea port and the first unit of the 1,200 MW Matarbari coal-fired power...

Rwanda’s Growing Interventionism: The Rise of a New Regional Power in Sub-Saharan Africa

On 27 July 2023, Major General Sylvain Ekenge, the spokesperson of the Forces armées de la république démocratique du Congo (FARDC), alleged that units...

The Emerging Moscow–Tehran Axis: Iranian Involvement in the Russian–Ukrainian War

The outbreak of the Russian–Ukrainian war has facilitated unprecedented military and economic cooperation between Russia and Iran, two very important pieces on the Eurasian...

Revisiting the Withdrawal of Bangladeshi Peacekeepers from Mali

On July 3, 2023, the Bangladeshi Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the withdrawal of Bangladeshi peacekeepers from Mali. Since the Bangladeshi peacekeeping contingent was...

Setting the Record Straight: Three Decades of Bangladeshi Participation in UN Peacekeeping

On June 25, 2023, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix arrived in Bangladesh and heartily praised the performance of...

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