Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Maritime Security

AI plays a significant role in maritime security, offering advanced capabilities to monitor, analyze, and respond to threats and challenges in the maritime domain. Here are some ways AI is used in maritime security: Overall, AI offers valuable capabilities to enhance maritime security by providing advanced analytics, real-time monitoring, and predictive insights, enabling authorities to …

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Maritime Realpolitik: Concept and Key Issue

Maritime realpolitik refers to the application of pragmatic and strategic considerations in the realm of maritime affairs. It involves the pursuit of national interests through maritime policies, strategies, and actions, often in a competitive or even confrontational manner. This concept encompasses a range of issues including territorial disputes, navigation rights, resource extraction, naval capabilities, and …

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Currency Politics in Global Financial System: Perspective from Bangladesh

Currency Politics in Global Financial System: Perspective from Bangladesh Question:  “How does currency affect the global political landscape? What does it mean for Bangladesh?”  Professor Shahab Enam Khan [1]:   “Now, currency politics is a major issue in international affairs, particularly since it is dominated by three power centers.  One is obviously the US, which is …

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Israel-Palestine Conflict Divides Liberal International Order

Israel- Palestine Conflict and Divided World Liberal Order Question: “How Israel-Palestine Conflict has challenged the liberal International Order?” Md. Rashidul Islam Rusel [1]: “The world is clearly divided, and the order has been challenged. It appears that the world is deeply divided over Palestine. The countries in the north that also claim to be liberal …

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The US Hegemony in A New Multipolar World

Is the US declining as a hegemon, and will the Russian-Ukrainian war lead the world to a new world order? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O0KGFR6IjA Question:  “Is the US declining as a hegemon, and will the Russian-Ukrainian war lead the world to a new world order?”    Prof. Shahab Enam Khan: “It is not about declining hegemons; rather, it …

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Democratic versus Authoritarian structure of Foreign Policy Decision Making: A Comparative Analysis

Badirujjaman Democratic versus Authoritarian structure of Foreign Policy Decision Making: which one is better and effective? Introduction Generally, foreign policy refers to some artificial policies prescribed over the concerns or interests of the states. Foreign policy analysis is the study of these policies. It helps us to understand and examine the various reasons why policies are …

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Chinese “One Country, Two State Systems” Policy: An Overview

One Country, two state systems Policy: Hong Kong-China Ties Explained Chinese President Xi Jinping and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam exchange handshakes. Badirujjaman “One country, two state systems” policy is one of the recently developed concepts of administration. The concept “One Country, Two Systems,” also called the scientific method of administration according to Chinese …

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Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) and Bangladesh: An Overview

Badirujjaman Chinese Belt & Road Initiative (BRI): Perspective From Bangladesh BRI started with its initial plan to connect China with Central Asia, East Asia, and Europe. Over time, BRI has developed its maritime Vision, named String of Pearls, which encompasses other regions of the world, i.e., Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. The project commenced …

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China as a Hegemon in the Asia-Pacific Region: An Evaluation

Lamia Afrin Is China a Hegemon in the Asia-Pacific Region? An Evaluation “Hegemony” is a core and central idea of political science and international relations. Not only as a material for study but also as a fact in international politics. No one can deny the importance of it. China, being the most populated country and …

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Rethinking Health Security in South Asia: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Badirujjaman Rethinking the health security in South Asia: Lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic   The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the lives of millions globally, and South Asian people are one of them. In South Asia, cases are rising, doubling almost every week. Many policies, tough or soft, have been taken by the countries of South …

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Botswana-China Bilateral Relations: An Overview

Lamia AFrin Botswana-China Bilateral Relations: An Overview Africa’s most vibrant economies include Botswana. People from Europe and India had important positions within Botswana’s economy for a sizable amount of time. Botswana was extremely dependent on wholesalers and transporters from Europe and India due to its inexperience and lack of finance. Numerous South African investments continue …

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Bangladeshi Migrant Workers’ Rights within Bangladesh’s Foreign Policy Context

Lamia afrin Bangladeshi Migrant Workers’ Rights within Bangladesh’s Foreign Policy Context In the era of globalization, the number of migrant workers is increasing day by day. Bangladeshi migrant workers are migrating mainly to the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Europe, and North America. Migrant workers and human rights are inextricably linked. Because migrant workers are human …

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Geopolitical Importance of the Greater East Asia: An Analysis

Badirujjaman Geopolitical Important Issues of the Greater East Asia: An Analysis Introduction: Greater East Asia refers to present-day East Asia and Southeast Asia. This greater region is very important in understanding international relations. This greater region has been significant geopolitically since history, from the Ming Dynasty to emerging competitors like China and the USA. Like …

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The scope of international armed conflicts (IACs) and non-international armed conflicts (NIACs)

Badirujjaman The scope of international armed conflicts (IACs) and non-international armed conflicts (NIACs) Introduction: The legal framework that regulates the conduct of war or armed conflicts is termed International Humanitarian Laws (IHLs). These laws are basically concerned with two sorts of armed conflicts:  1. international armed conflicts (IACs), which occur when more than one state …

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Evolution of the foreign policy of Bangladesh: Challenges and Opportunities

Badirujjaman Evolution of the foreign policy of Bangladesh   Introduction Today’s world is an interconnected world. Here is the basic idea of internationalism: the states conduct their external relations on political objectives or national interests. And acquiring such objectives states require to formulate some national policies—foreign policies. Here, foreign policy refers to a state’s external policies.  …

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The Pacific Island of Micro-States: An overview

The Pacific Island of Micro-States: An overview Badirujjaman The Pacific Island of Micro-States: An overview The Pacific realm is home to many islands and islands groups, of which New Guinea is the largest both by size and population. Though the majority of island countries in the Pacific region gained independence, some remain under the control of …

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Natural Disasters: Types, Causes and Consequences

Umme Kulsum Eti Natural Disasters: Types, Causes and Consequences Natural disaster is an unforeseen occurrence of an event that causes harm to society. There are many natural disasters that damage the environment and the people living in it. Spatial extent measures the degree or severity of the disaster. Disaster causes great suffering for the people during the disaster …

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Biography of Ernesto Che Guevara

kaniz Fatima Kanon Ernesto Che Guevara : Biography Abstract Many have read the biography of the revolutionary Che. How this brave young Argentine physician became involved in the Cuban Revolution,  how he dreamed of spreading the world revolution is not unknown to anyone.  In this era, if you go around the internet for a while, you will …

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Evolution of Bengali Nationalism in Bangladesh: A Historical Analysis

Tanzeem Hossain Asif East Pakistani People Protest against Muhammad Ali Zinnah’s Declaration of Installing Urdu as the Single Official Language of Pakistan. Evolution of Bengali Nationalism in Bangladesh: A Historical Analysis The concept of nationalism is quite novel compared to other elements of international relations. But nationalism has been the driver for the biggest change in the history …

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Theory of Surplus Value by Karl Marx: An Introduction

Tania Khatun INTRODUCTION: Surplus Value is the social product which is over and above what is required for the producers to live. The measure of labor is labor time, so surplus value is the accumulated product of the unpaid labor time of the producers.   The theory of surplus value was proposed by German philosopher and economist Karl Marx. It is a …

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