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

Gender based Racism: a social evil in the context of Asia

From the history of Babel, humanity divided them based on racial and ethnic identity. Every ethnic group wants consolidation and believes in expansion, reservation, and glorification. They want to propagate their identity and ideology. This identity could also be the sexual identity of women and men are considered as two different race. The term leadership…Read More

How Chinese Geopolitics harms Southeast Asian Unity

South China Sea has been disputed among a few countries in Asia especially China, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Malaysia. However, it is China that is claiming the lion share of the sea roughly 90% of it. This dispute is not new and it will certainly remain for years to come. One-third of global maritime shipping…Read More

The dynamics of Bangladesh’s “Looks East” Policy

Muhammad Abu Jaber The “Look East” policy of Bangladesh denotes building ties with South and Southeastern Asian countries. This type of policy includes bilateral relations, economic cooperation and strategic defense accord with this region specially with China, Korea, Japan, Thailand and Myanmar. The first “Look East” policy was taken by Malaysian government led by Mahathir…Read More

Geopolitical and Strategic Landscape of South China Sea

South China Sea has been the “apple of discord” between the US and China in international affairs for decades. Not only US-China rivalry but also regional countries have been motivated to involve in the territory as it’s one of the lucrative territories in both geopolitical and strategic dynamics. People who are interested in international affairs…Read More