Phoenicia: A Forgotten Civilization and History’s First Global Empire

Phoenicia: A Forgotten Civilization and History’s First Global Empire

Abstract Lebanon’s history is one of the least talked about but one of the oldest in history dating back to the ancient civilization of Canaan or Phoenicia. The influence of the Phoenicians was felt far and across the ancient world. The Phoenicians managed to spread their influence because they ventured beyond their homeland both physically…Read More

The Implementation of the Khartoum Agreement in the Central African Republic in the Wake of High-Risk Elections

The Implementation of the Khartoum Agreement in the Central African Republic in the Wake of High-Risk Elections

Abstract While legislative and presidential elections are over, the 2019 Khartoum agreement seems harder and harder to implement. Indeed, rebel groups still hold a large part of the country, whereas the government is struggling to restore State authority all over the national territory. The situation is even tenser since former President François BozizĂ© is suspected…Read More

Deathtrap in the Shores: Counting the Cost of Shipbreaking Yards in Bangladesh

Deathtrap in the Shores: Counting the Cost of Shipbreaking Yards in Bangladesh

ABSTRACT  The global shipping industry depends on the developing nations to dispose of the end-of-life vessels, which will no longer float in the seas. The developed world has gone out of the scene of this disposal process or shipbreaking, to safeguard their environment and people and comply with the international standard. Developing countries like Bangladesh…Read More

The Tug of War Between BRI & FOIP and its Economic Implications on Bangladesh

The Tug of War Between BRI & FOIP and its Economic Implications on Bangladesh

ABSTRACT Belt and Road Initiative has been one of the master strokes of the Chinese President Xi Jinping since he joined the office in 2013. This project aims to connect Europe, Asia and Africa. The progressive approaches of the project is also visible in many countries. However, the success of BRI is not without any…Read More

Dhaka Megacity: How Uncontrolled Urbanization is Breaking the Walls of Water Security?

Abstract Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh is urbanizing fast surpassing many other cities of the developing world.  Tides of migrants and rising population accompanied by unrealistic planning and improper administrative handling helped the city grow spontaneously. The city has taken a haphazard direction to expand in terms of population and areal extent. This unregulated…Read More

Foreign Aid: A Curse or a Blessing for Sub Saharan Africa?

Foreign Aid: A Curse or a Blessing for Sub Saharan Africa?

ABSTRACT According to the reports of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Economic Development (OECD), Sub Saharan African countries top the list of foreign aid recipient. Every year trillions of capital flow to these countries from the developed donor states and international organizations. As surprising as it sounds, these aid often failed to serve its purpose….Read More

Twice a Victim: Climate Change Hit Bangladesh with a Disaster and a Pandemic?

Twice a Victim: How Climate Change Hit Bangladesh with a Disaster and a Pandemic?

Abstract Change in the regional or global climatic pattern, often known as climate change is an undeniable problem of modern time. The degree of the problem intensifies according to the geographic and socio-economic conditions of respective regions. Vulnerable areas undergo destruction of both the natural as well as societal settings. This year, the ever-existing problem…Read More

The Role of Money in International Politics

The Role of Money in International Politics: Powerful and Dangerous

ABSTRACT This article will focus on an underappreciated and rarely discussed issue in international politics, the role that money, resources and wealth play in influencing government policies. For example, often overlooked when analyzing post-industrial and post-globalization politics is the rise of the multinational financial, corporate and oil industries as powerful actors influencing State policies and…Read More

An Evaluation To Globalized Warfare

An Evaluation To Globalized Warfare

ABSTRACT Technology and globalization are often described as complementary aspects to each other. The way we enjoy the prospects delivered by the distinguished complex process which deeply shapes our everyday life, in a sense— from lifestyle to norms, is more or less connected to technocracy. In the field of security studies, it’s well established that…Read More