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Governance, Rule Of Law And Security

Photo: Anisur Rahman
Photo: Anisur Rahman

 

March 10, 2014
March 10, 2014

Geo-strategic significance: A non-traditional perspective

In the traditional security debates, geo-strategic significance of a country is often viewed through the prism of conventional power equation: its ability to generate and yield power using its geographical strengths and weaknesses. The basic elements of geography : the location, size, climate and topography, have often conditioned the foreign policy outlook of the nations. Such perception is not at all unfounded. Historically, geographically disadvantaged nations have had to pay heavy price for their existence. Poland, geographically sandwiched between Russia and Germany, was once almost on the verge of extinction. USA, UK and Japan, on the other hand, have been protected for centuries by large bodies of water. General 'Winter' has saved Russia twice from foreign invasion- once from...

March 10, 2014
March 10, 2014

Safeguarding gender equality

Illustration: Fahim Anzoom
Illustration: Fahim Anzoom
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March 10, 2014
March 10, 2014

Governance, Rule Of Law And Security

Photo: Anisur Rahman
Photo: Anisur Rahman

 

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