3108, 2023

The Rohingya Crisis and the future Prospects of Repatriation

By |August 31, 2023|

Rohingya, not an officially avowed ethnic group in Myanmar, has now become a habitant in Bangladesh. They are forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals (FDMNs) from the Military Junta of Myanmar. The influx of Rohingya is not a new phenomenon in Bangladesh. It began in 1973–74 and continued in 2016 at a different number. But both in terms of quality and [...]

2505, 2023

Significance of the “Indo-Pacific Outlook” for Bangladesh and Regional Stability

By |May 25, 2023|

Bangladesh has been at the forefront of regional and global politics due to its geostrategic location in the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. The emergence of the "Indo-Pacific" region, due to the world's geostrategic shift from the Euro-Atlantic to the Indo-Pacific, has further positioned Bangladesh as a critical player in the great power competition in the region. [...]

2105, 2023

Hasina-Kishida Summit 2023: Ramifications for Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific Region

By |May 21, 2023|

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid an official visit to Japan from April 25 to 28 at the invitation of Japan's Prime Minister, Kishida Fumio. During their bilateral meeting on the 26th of April, the two Prime Ministers acknowledged the longstanding and time-tested friendship that has existed between the two nations since Bangladesh's independence. In addition, the two countries made [...]

905, 2023

Implications of the Japan-Bangladesh Strategic Partnership Amid Indo-Pacific Geopolitics

By |May 9, 2023|

On April 26th Bangladesh and Japan signed a strategic partnership agreement during Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Japan visit. This is the latest strategic partnership agreement of Bangladesh. Through this, Japan becomes the 2nd Strategic partner in East Asia after China. The partnership is likely to bring significant implications for the bilateral relations. The wordings in the joint statement [...]

1804, 2023

Changing ‘Bangladesh Narrative’ Among the Great Powers

By |April 18, 2023|

In the last 52 years, Bangladesh has gradually transformed itself into a more capable state. Recently, several great powers have commended Bangladesh in different ways. The United States (US) Congress has introduced a resolution praising Bangladesh's socio-economic development. President Joe Biden has also mentioned Bangladesh’s remarkable success. Not only has these occasional praises, but the US has also been [...]

204, 2023

Fumio Kishida’s Visit to New Delhi 2023: Advancing the Idea of Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) Strategy?

By |April 2, 2023|

More than 15 years after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe first discussed Indo-Pacific cooperation during a visit to Delhi, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and also gave a significant speech on Japan's Indo-Pacific policy and its new security posture. The two nations reaffirmed their agreement on a free, open, and inclusive Indo-Pacific, during the 27-hour [...]

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