Geostrategy

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

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

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

Myanmar's genocide bleached as 'ethnic cleansing'

US and UK usurp Rohingya voices while misnaming Myanmar's genocide as “ethnic cleansing”, Milošević's euphemism used for genocide denial, writes Maung Zarni

Rohingya refugees fleeing from Myanmar sitting in a boat after Bangladesh coast guard stopped them on Naf river from entering the country.

As Taliban advances, China lays groundwork to accept an awkward reality

The Taliban’s momentum as US forces withdraw is awkward for China, which has blamed religious extremism as a destabilising force in its western Xinjiang region

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets with Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, political chief of Afghanistan's Taliban, in Tianjin, China on 28 July 2021

Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh against any idea of Rohingya integration: Foreign minister

The World Bank came up with a programme as part of its Refugee Policy Review Framework globally for refugee host countries through the Economic Relations Division

Rohingyas flee the violence-trodden Rakhine state in Myanmar. This picture was taken from Hariakhali area of Teknaf, Cox's Bazar.
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