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The Threat of ISIS and the Global Response

Paper No. 5769                                Dated 17-Aug-2014

 By Kazi Anwarul Masud                          

Once again another Islamic radical group has arisen from the sands of the Middle East to wreck havoc in an already disorderly world.  Surprisingly this group has forced its way into internecine fights in Iraq and Syria to carve a "state" that goes beyond terrorism.

Is Regime Change Good for Orderly Global System

Paper No. 5758                                          Dated 01-Aug-2014

By Kazi Anwarul Masud

When Cold War ended some influential Americans thought that time has come for an orderly global system, through inducement and if necessary through regime change. It is widely believed that the term "regime change" was coined by Bill Clinton and popularized by his Presidential successor George W Bush with reference to the regime of Saddam Hussein.

Iraq: Ten Years After Invasion:

Paper No:  5726                               Dated 19-Jun-2014
 
By Kazi Anwarul Masud
 
Many would argue that Bush-Blair invasion of Iraq was perhaps one of the greatest strategic mistakes ever committed because of a myopic view of then global situation and showmanship of an "imperialist" power play.
 
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