Geopolitics

Dhaka-London to hold defence dialogue soon

Bangladesh High Commission in the UK hoped to strengthen multi-dimensional cooperation in defence including implementation of the Bangladesh Forces Goal 2030

Dhaka-London to hold defence dialogue soon

War that changed the geopolitical landscape in the Middle East

A series of conflict in the Middle East starting in the 1980s, changed the geopolitical landscape of the region

his picture taken on 22 September 2018 in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz shows a soldier gesturing at the scene of an attack on a military parade that was marking the anniversary of the outbreak of its devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein`s Iraq. Dozens of people were killed with dozens others wounded in an attack in the southwestern Khuzestan province on 22 September targeting on an army parade commemorating the anniversary of the 1980-1988 Iran Iraq war, state media reported

Biden-Xi virtual meeting

Hours of talk, but little change

It had taken 10 months for the leaders to get to the point of face-to-face talks, albeit held virtually, and suggested more could be coming, noted Daniel Russel, who served as the top US diplomat for ...

A screen shows Chinese President Xi Jinping attending a virtual meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden via video link, at a restaurant in Beijing, China on 16 November 2021

US slams Russia for ‘irresponsible’ space missile test

Russia is increasingly flexing its muscles in space as it seeks to reassert global influence under the leadership of Vladimir Putin

In this file photo taken on 7 March 2011 this NASA handout image shows a close-up view of the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member on space shuttle Discovery after the station and shuttle began their post-undocking relative separation

BIPSS-Dhaka Tribune roundtable

Quad, AUKUS and shifting dynamics in the Indo-Pacific

At a roundtable on ‘Quad and AUKUS: Creating Strategic Ripples in the Indo-Pacific’, organised jointly by Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) and Dhaka Tribune, participants ...

(L-R) Parvez Karim Abbasi, Shahedul Anam Khan, ANM Muniruzzaman, Zafar Sobhan, Touhid Hossain

Bangladesh-India relation deeper than any strategic partnership: Shringla

The spirit of friendship, understanding and mutual respect engendered during the liberation of Bangladesh continues to permeate different aspects of this relationship

Bangladesh-India relation deeper than any strategic partnership: Shringla

Will AUKUS complement or relegate Quad?

AUKUS and Quad seem to be complementing on the common goal - containing China.The huge military dimension of AUKUS seemingly prevents any probability to include military component in the Quad. Thus, ...

US president Joe Biden hosts a 'Quad nations' meeting at the Leaders' Summit of the Quadrilateral Framework with India's prime minister Narendra Modi, Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison and Japan's prime minister Yoshihide Suga in the East Room at the White House in Washington, US, 24 September 2021.

AUKUS

France recalls ambassadors to Australia, US in escalating row

The row has for now at least put on hold hopes of a post-Trump renaissance in Paris-Washington relations under Biden and his Secretary of State Antony Blinken, a fluent French speaker who was ...

The French Embassy is seen after it was announced France decided to recall its ambassadors in the United States and Australia for consultations after Australia struck a deal with the US and Britain which ended a $40 billion French-designed submarine deal, in Washington, US, on 17 September 2021

AUKUS

EU must unite after US pact with Australia, Britain: Borrell

A new US security pact with Australia and Britain shows that the European Union must develop its own defence and security strategies, particularly in the Indo-Pacific

European commission vice-president Josep Borrell gives a press conference in Brussels, on 16 September 2021

AUKUS

France lambasts ‘Trump-era behaviour’ of Biden administration

Johnson said the pact was not meant to be adversarial and said it would reduce the costs of Britain’s next generation of nuclear submarines

US President Joe Biden participates is a virtual press conference on national security with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on 15 September 2021
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