The author utilizes the case of Sonadia Deep-Sea Port Project trajectory in South Asia to highlight the increased competition between India and China in Indian Ocean Region for influence. The author also sheds light on Bangladesh's pragmatic approach as a small state in dealing with this reality. The article establishes Bangladesh as an effective example for small states in the IOR region.
SAME RIDE, DIFFERENT RIDERS: The Effect of Change in Leadership on Turkey’s Trade with the European Union
This is the abstract of my latest publication which puts doubt on what the mainstream IR holds constant and as a given.
Muslims in RSS: Motives and Compromises
Taiwanese researcher Ying Hui Lin attempts to understand the relationship between Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Muslims. The article first looks at Muslims in RSS discourse and their incorporation into the organization and then aims to find out why Muslims join the Sangh. It explores the current increase in Muslims’ participation in the RSS through the lens of individual interests.