Shamsher M Chowdhury, BB

August 21, 2020
August 21, 2020

Indian foreign secretary’s visit and the state of Bangladesh-India relations

History shows that the strength of relations between states, particularly among neighbouring ones, lies in withstanding tests and, if done right, comes out looking better, both perceptively and in...

March 19, 2020
March 19, 2020

Saarc meets virtually to combat COVID-19

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposal for consultations among the leaders of the Saarc member countries through a video conference to try and collectively meet the threat of COVID-19 was a...

December 1, 2019
December 1, 2019

Dhaka Global Dialogue: An innovative construct

The recently held Dhaka Global Dialogue, organised jointly by the Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) and the Indian independent think tank Observer Research...

May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019

US-Iran Standoff: Will good sense prevail?

US President Donald Trump’s ultra-hawkish National Security Adviser John Bolton has been quoted as saying: “To stop Iran’s bomb, bomb Iran.” Chillingly frightening words indeed—and that too from...

September 6, 2018
September 6, 2018

Suu Kyi's continued denial and Bangladesh's response

Following the election triumph in Myanmar of Aung Sun Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party in 2015, the world, especially the Western world, went into overdrive heralding in...