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Bahauddin Foizee: The Geopolitics of Asia-Pacific #059

Posted on Sep 13, 2017 by in Podcast |

Geopolitical analyst Bahauddin Foizee discusses the Rohingya conflict in Myanmar and its spillover into Bangladesh. He also discusses Bangladesh’s role in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and how the US is seeking to undermine the New Silk Road by supporting India while Russia moves closer to Pakistan.

Show Notes

http://southasiajournal.net/trump-adds-intensity-to-obamas-policy-of-partnering-india-gradually-deserting

http://www.atimes.com/bangladesh-showcases-readiness-security-threats

https://bahauddinfoizee.wordpress.com/2017/04/09/quick-read-direct-us-china-or-us-russia-confrontation-is-unlikely

http://www.atimes.com/irans-rising-influence-raises-saudi-eyebrows

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170401-shared-regional-agendas-are-stimulating-the-rapid-rise-of-turkey-qatar-cooperation

http://thediplomat.com/2016/12/the-real-reason-bajwa-was-appointed-pakistans-chief-of-army-staff

http://www.dw.com/en/opinion-the-gray-area-in-myanmars-rohingya-conflict/a-40384101

Website

https://bahauddinfoizee.wordpress.com

About Bahauddin Foizee

Bahauddin Foizee is an international affairs columnist, and specializes in greater Asia-Pacific and Middle Eastern geopolitics. His articles have appeared in many international outlets such as The Diplomat, Asia Times, Eurasia Review, Modern Diplomacy and leading Dhaka-based English papers, including The Independent, The Financial Express and Daily Observer. Also a legal practitioner, he holds a law degree from the University of London.

*Music used in podcast intro is from the song “The Queens Jig” by “Musicke & Mirth” from their album “Music for Two Lyra Viols” (available on iTunes): http://musicke-mirth.de/en/recordings.html