Afghanistan in Turmoil

The recent power shift in Afghanistan has surprised several countries. Despite a significant investment of time and money to upgrade Afghanistan’s military capabilities, the forces’ incompetence to fight off the Taliban has been disappointing. The US is said to have spent $88 billion on training and modern equipment for Afghanistan’s cops and military personnel, accounting…Read More

Existentialist Lessons for Societal Collapse

What if the world we currently live in were to collapse? What sounds like the theme of a new post-apocalyptic TV-show in fact is what occupies an emerging scientific movement called Collapsology. It can be best described as the cross-disciplinary study of industrial and societal collapse due to climatic instabilities. Collapsology proposes that humans have…Read More

Unilateralism In International Relations

The Force As a Dominant Component Of Global Powers’ Unilateralism In International Relations

Abstract The essence of geopolitics is most often sought and seen in political forces that fight each other, intending to achieve a dominant role in and over society. Within such views on politics, science undoubtedly owes the most to Machiavelli, whose works can be considered the first inspirers of modern realistic theories in political science….Read More

Sharing the Ganges: A Bangladesh Perspective on Environmental Impacts and Political Implications

Abstract Among the cross-boundary rivers of two south Asian neighbors Bangladesh and India, the Himalayan river of Ganges occupies a strategically significant place. The largest of the shared rivers is also a major driver in the ecology and livelihood of both territories. A dispute over sharing the Ganges water started with India’s construction of a…Read More

International Relations After the Cold War

International Relations After the Cold War: Violent Democracies, Hegemonism, and Deprivation

Abstract The paper analyzes the post-cold war contemporary geopolitics from the political, economic, and security framework, presenting the concepts and reflections on the international relations focusing on war and peace modalities within a discourse of democracy, hegemonism, global deprivation, and inequalities. It emphasizes the point of view that strengthens the global onslaught humankind despondency paradigm of…Read More

Peacekeeping Operations As Implied Power Of The United Nations: A Critical Assessment

Peacekeeping Operations As Implied Power Of The United Nations: A Critical Assessment

Abstract: The International Organization should not be limited by those powers granted to it upon its creation, i.e. attributed powers instead be allowed to exercise certain powers that are not granted expressly but are granted by implications, i.e. implied powers. The United Nations, as an international organization, was established in 1945 to save people from…Read More

Global Cooperation and Collaboration Through the Leadership of the Big Two: China

Global Cooperation and Collaboration Through the Leadership of the Big Two: China and the USA

Abstract In today’s globalized world the two primary powers are the United States (the hegemon) and China (the rising challenger). Their respective models of global leadership could shape the future of 21st Century international relations. However, their styles could not be more different. While America has long relied on an international order of liberal and…Read More

Maritime Rivalry of the Two Rising Superpowers: India and China’s Quest to Dominate the Indian Ocean

Abstract: The Sino-Indian rivalry includes an inexorably noticeable naval dimension amid the nations’ maritime developments and deployments in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). The geographical positioning of China and India has made them fall under the rivalry even if they do not share a naval boundary. The Indian Ocean is the route to global trade…Read More

Humanity at the time of pandemic

Humanity in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic

Abstract: In late December 2019, Chinese health specialists detailed a flare-up of pneumonia of obscure source in Wuhan, Hubei Province. A pair of days after the very fact, the genome of a novel COVID was delivered (COVID Genome Data) and made openly accessible to established researchers. This novel Coronavirus was temporarily named 2019-nCoV, presently SARS-CoV-2…Read More

Rethinking the Security Apparatus: An Experience of COVID-19

Abstract: Security discourse is one of the major ingredients of any international event. The Corona or COVID-19 case is also not disentangled from security perspectives. Moreover, it has brought unprecedented security paradox to the global security regime. In this article, we tried to demonstrate the security implications of the COVID-19 case with a critical point…Read More