S. M. Saifee Islam

Why Is Myanmar on the Blacklist of FATF?

An international watchdog has added Myanmar to its blacklist for terrorist funding, joining Iran and North Korea. This is another blow to the already...

What Led to the Lebanon and Israel Maritime Border Deal?

Israel and Lebanon, two of the most bitter enemies, have finally reached an agreement over the location of their maritime border. The topic of...

Why is the Aid Community Optimistic About the Bangladesh Economy?

Bangladesh is a development success story in South Asia, and the World Bank is proud of being a partner in the country’s development journey...

Sheikh Hasina’s Visit to India: Forging Collective Initiative to Deal with Economic Challenges in South Asia

Bangladesh and India did not feature much in the world economy only two decades ago. However, powerful economic growth paired with steadfast leadership revolutionized...

Is the Global Dominance of G7 Under Challenge?

The world is currently witnessing a prolonged conflict in Ukraine, a global food shortage is imminent, oil prices are on the rise, and an...

India and Its Recent Strategic Posture

In this world of all against all, India’s goal should be to move closer towards the strategic sweet spot. -- Jaishankar What we've seen from...

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

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The recent meeting between Biden and Xi on the...