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What do countries gain from UN peacekeeping deployment?

The countries with the highest number of UN peacekeeping forces include countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Rwanda, etc. They are not major geopolitical players unlike US, UK or China. What do these ...
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What is the difference between a BRICS member and a BRICS-bank member?

As far as I understand, Bangladesh and Indonesia are members of the BRICS Bank. However, they are not members of the BRICS alliance. What advantages would Bangladesh and Indonesia be missing out on as ...
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Why didn't Indonesia and Bangladesh receive BRICS membership during the August 2023 BRICS summit?

Why didn't Indonesia and Bangladesh receive BRICS membership during the August 2023 BRICS summit? What criteria did they fail to fulfill as opposed to the other six countries that received membership?
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Oriana Fallaci and Sheikh Mujib's interview [duplicate]

There is an interview between Oriana Fallaci and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and I am trying to find it. I'm doing research on it. If anyone has any information please help me.
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Why is it possible for Bangladesh to hold staged elections but practically impossible in Western liberal democracies?

Banagladesh's current regime held two staged elections in 2014 and 2018. They are preparing for another one. DW: Bangladesh's 'staged' elections Some in Bangladesh election observer group said they ...
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What can the USA do if the current regime in Bangladesh holds a 'staged' election for the third time?

Sensing an imminent vote rigging in the coming election in January 2024, on May 24th, 2023, the USA announced a new visa policy for Bangladesh. Announcement of Visa Policy to Promote Democratic ...
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Is the reported killing of Bengali people in East Pakistan accepted as genocide by the international community?

Is the killing of Bengali people in East Pakistan in 1971 generally accepted as genocide by the international community? If so: Which organizations have officially recognized it as such (such as the ...
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Why does the Bangladesh Awami League have a UK chapter?

UK Awami League welcomes PM Hasina Why does the Bangladesh Awami League need a UK chapter? I mean, what does BAL, as a political party, have to do with the UK? Are they pressure group working in the ...
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Why does Bangladesh government need India's help to stay in power?

Can anyone explain the following news to me? Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abdul Momen urges India to do whatever is needed to keep Sheikh Hasina in power During his speech at a Hindu religious ...
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How can a dictator be removed when they don't have any challengers?

Take, for example, Bangladesh's sitting PM Sheikh Hasina. She has strong political backing from India as they played an active role in removing the army-backed government and putting her in power in ...
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Why didn't the US government sanction the people at the helm of the government of Bangladesh? [closed]

Bangladesh protests US sanctions against RAB, security chiefs Treasury Sanctions Perpetrators of Serious Human Rights Abuse on International Human Rights Day A few days ago, the US treasury ...
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Is India able to annex full or part of Bangladesh? [closed]

According to some Indian politicians, India should invade Bangladesh. India should invade Bangladesh if the torture of Hindus does not stop West Bengal BJP leader urges Narendra Modi to take steps to ...
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Why are India and Bangladesh not members of ASEAN?

Myanmar is an ASEAN member. India and Bangladesh are bordering countries of Myanmar. Why are India and Bangladesh not members of ASEAN? Also, what happened to East Timor and Papua New Guinea?
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Why does Bangladesh have a smaller military per capita than its neighbors?

Kindly, refer to the following answer: https://politics.stackexchange.com/a/62759/32479 This answer essentially says that the size of the military is related to the population size and the GDP. The ...
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International Crimes Tribunal (Bangladesh)?

Wikipedia says that: The International Crimes Tribunal (Bangladesh) (ICT of Bangladesh) is a domestic war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh set up in 2009 to investigate and prosecute suspects for the ...
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Why is Pakistan eager to strengthen bilateral ties with Bangladesh?

Delhi distracted, Pakistan at play This Indian newspaper says that Pakistan is taking advantage of India's distractedness and trying to strengthen ties with Bangladesh. However, this doesn't make ...
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Has India ever threatened Bangladesh 'officially' with military invasion?

Why Bangladesh feared Indian invasion after the 1975 coup The following are two examples of Indian politicians threatening Bangladesh with invasion: India should invade Bangladesh if the torture of ...
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Is corruption the root cause Bangladesh is stranded in "developing nation" status?

Bangladesh has been stranded in "developing country" status for the last 50 years or so. Its HDI is also very low. Is corruption the root cause this country is stranded in a "developing ...
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Do Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, or Indonesia consider overpopulation to be a problem? [closed]

Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi said that overpopulation was, along with terrorism, the two real threats to Egypt, and took countermeasures in 2017. https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/1/40295/What%E2%80%99s-...
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What power does a president possess in a parliamentary form of government?

The president is a titular head in these type of governments. Does the president possess power, if any at all? If he doesn't, why keep the president? Why not just fire him/her? I'm specifically ...
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What influence does India have on Bangladesh? [closed]

In South Asia, India has clear influence on Nepal, and Bhutan. It won't be an exaggeration to say that India controls their affairs. India is also active in Afghanistan. Regarding Sri Lanka, India's ...
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What are the reasons behind a strong anti India sentiment in Bangladesh?

We all know that Bangladesh got independence from Pakistan because of India. So generally one can assume that relationship between India and Bangladesh is friendly. But the reality is different. There ...
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