Bangladesh Strategic Affairs

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24th May 2020 Off

Why India Wants to ‘Impose’ a Military Partnership on Bangladesh?

By Mohammad Zainal Abedin

India's heavy investment in Bangladesh may be at risk. A wave of anti-India sentiment is sweeping much of the South Asian country over New Delhi's efforts to win concessions that go beyond the normal and in the realms that many Bangladeshis fear, could compromise their national security. The Coronavirus pandemic may have frustrated, what many in Bangladesh fear, India’s long-cherished “dream” to court Dhaka for a controversial bilateral treaty that could ultimately lead to India’s absolute control of its neighbour's military establishment. Bangladesh could face political unrest at home if its...

Bangladesh Armed Forces

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21st May 2020 Off

Bangladesh Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ)

By Syed Amar Khan

Bangladesh is one of several nations in the world which maintains an Air Defence Identification Zone or ADIZ. The ADIZ concept was first applied by the United States on 27...

Bangladesh National Security

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24th May 2020 Off

‘Bhasan Char among safest places to relocate Rohingyas’

By Deepak Acharjee

State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr Md. Enamur Rahman has said that Bhasan Char is among the safest places for relocation of the forcibly-displaced Rohingya citizens of Myanmar....

Regional Defence & Security

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16th March 2020 Off

Pakistan Army interested to buy Z-10 attack helicopters

By Aparajita Banerjee

Becoming optionless the Pakistan Army is seeking to purchase Z-10ME from China to replace its aged AH-1F attack helicopter fleet after the deal for 12 US-built AH-1Z and 30 Turkish-made...

Global Defence & Security

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16th March 2020 Off

PLAN adds HHQ-10 SHORADS on Type 053H3 frigates

By Asaf Khandekar

The Chinese Navy (PLAN) upgraded its ageing Type 053H3 guided missile frigates by adding HHQ-10 (FL-3000N) SHORAD system to more effectively counter threats from enemy anti-ship missiles and aircraft at...

Fact Check

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24th April 2020 Off

South Asian Monitor: Repeat offender

By Syed Amar Khan

The Administrator and owners of South Asian Monitor, an internet based "newspaper" has repeatedly stolen content from Defseca.com ever since our website was established last year to provide unrestricted news...

Opinions & Editorials

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23rd May 2020 Off

China offers her renewed friendship to Bangladesh

By Aparajita Banerjee

China has once again offered her renewed hand of friendship to Bangladesh at a time when the nation faces twin threats of COVID-19 and the Myanmar-Rohingya crisis. The Communist nation...