• How Bangladesh Can Improve Indian Ocean Security0

    • Blog
    • February 10, 2018

    The Trump administration should consider increasing the number of port calls and high-level defense exchanges with Bangladesh as well as bilateral and trilateral military exercises. James Jay CarafanoJeff Smith     February 3, 2018 It’s not just relations with the United States that are on the upswing. Bangladesh has made significant strides in recent years improving ties with

  • Defining the political embodiment: Selfie Culture incites political propaganda in India0

    • Blog
    • February 10, 2018

    ABSTRACT: Technological development has made inroads in every sphere of our life. One of the most fundamental and vital aspect that has been refined and changed drastically is the visual self- representation with “Selfie”. The new so-called Selfie culture has changed the notion of visual communication across the world breaking all barriers of self-representations and

  • Trump’s Targeting of Muslims Isn’t Just Racist – It’s Dumb Policy0

    • Blog
    • February 9, 2018

    A leaked DHS memo reveals how the White House is embracing Islamophobia – and ignoring the country’s most serious terrorist threat Trump speaking with county sheriffs at the White House. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty By Jessica Pishko In April of 2010, ex-FBI agent John Guandolo, who left the agency due to ethical breaches that included sleeping with confidential sources,


  • Northeast India: Urging media accountability0

    By Nava Thakuria  7/2/2018 As the alternate media expands its reaches to hundred thousand Indians across the country, thanks to the increasingly cheaper internet connectivity, its restraint, and liability also start surfacing in Public discourses. The limitation and gradually losing credibility of the mainstream media may pave the way for a boosting alternate media, but

  • The threat to national security: Emergency clamped in the Maldives!0

    – Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal   5/2/2018 The president of the Maldives Abdulla Yameen’s has declared a state of emergency, citing a threat to citizens’ safety and national security, following widespread international condemnation and concerns about its impact on the country’s crucial tourism industry, the government said. The Maldives has declared the State of Emergency for

  • Asia’s dark underbelly: Conflicts threaten long-term stability and development0

      By James M. Dorsey A host of conflicts, stretching across the Asian landmass from the Middle East to Southeast Asia and northwest China, are likely to spark violence, complicate economic development, and dash hopes for sustainable stability. The conflicts and tensions range from ethnic strife in Kurdish areas of Syria and Iran, mortally wounded

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  • The Rohingyas – Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide, book review

    The scale and nature of the violence unleashed by the Myanmar authorities against the Rohingya have prompted a top United Nations official to describe the operation as a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” Human Rights Watch has concurred, and Amnesty International has called for an investigation into these criminal acts. The violence, underpinned by the

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