Volume 16, No 1, 1995


Rehman Sobhan

The New South Africa : Problems and Opportunities

Rehman Sobhan, Ph.D. is Executive Director, Center for Policy Dialogue , Dhaka. An earlier version of the paper was presented at a talk at BIISS on 31 December 1994.


Md. Shamsul Islam

Recent Trends In International Communication : A Third world Prespective

Md. Shamsul Islam is a Research Associate of BIISS.


Antonio Martino

Europe's Monetary Future

Antonio Martino, a Professor of Economics , former Chencellor of Louiss Univesity, Rome , was until recently foreign minister of Italy.


Philip Flood

Sustainable Development : The Way Ahead

Ambassador Philip Flood is the Director General of the Australian International Development Assistance Bureau. This Paper is based on an address delivered by the author at BIISS on 18 October 1994.s



Japan's Role In South Asia And Bangladesh : A Critical Overview

Iftekharuzzaman, Ph.D. is Research Director of BIISS.


Volume 16, No 2, 1995


Begum Meherunnessa Zaman

Poverty Alleviation In Bangladesh : Past, Present And Future

Begum Meherunnessa Zaman, is an Assistant Chief in the Bangladesh Planning Commission. The Views expressed here are the author's own.


Sabbir Ahmed

SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangement : A Prerliminary Analysis

Sabbir Ahmed is Research Associate of BIISS, Dhaka.


Shah Alam

Right Of Self-Determination For The Kashmiri People : The Historical And Legal Aspects

Shah Alam, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and dean, Faculty of Law, University of Chittagong.


Nasreen Ghufran

The Islam Factor In Pakistan's Relations With The Central Asian Republics

Nasreen Ghufran is Lecturer in International Relations, University of Peshawar, N.W.F.P, Pakistan.


Shireen Hasan Osmany

Jute Export From East Bengal : A Historical Overview

Shireen Hasan Osmany, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of History , University of Dhaka.


Begum Meherunnessa Zaman

Poverty Alleviation In Bangladesh : Past, Present And Future

Begum Meherunnessa Zaman, is an Assistant Chief in the Bangladesh Planning Commisssion. The views expressed here are the author's own.



Volume 16, No 3, 1995


Muhammad Shahiduzzaman

The State And Nation Approach In Resolving Problems Of ethnicity.

Muhammad Shahiduzzaman is Professor, Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka. This is a revised version of a paper presented in a seminar in Dhaka in November 1994.


P. Sahadevan

The Internalized Peace Process In Srilanka

P. Sahadevan, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in South Asia studies  Division , School of International Studies , Jawaharlal Nehru University ( JNU),New Delhi. The Views expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Contemporary Studies, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi, where the author was located while submitting the article and before joining  JNU.


Delwar Hossain

US-Japan Trade Friction In The Post-Cold war Era : Issues And Ramifications

Delwar Hossain is Research Associate at the Bangladesh Institute of International and strategic studies, Dhaka.


R. S. Yadav

Russia's policy Towards The Indian Oceans : An Analysis Of The Post-Soviet foreign Policy Dilemma

R. S. Yadav is Assistant Professor in the department of Political Science, Kurukshetra University , Kurukshetra, India.


Sadrel Reza

Bangladesh As “ The Emerging Tiger” And Prospects For Strengthening Bangladesh – Taiwan Economic Relations

Sadrel Reza, Ph.D. is Director General , Bangladesh Institute of Development studies

 ( BIDS). The views expressed here are those  of the author's own.


Volume 16, No 4, 1995


Xavier Carim

The Relevance Of Strategic Culture For Southern African Security In The 1990s

Xavier Carim is Research Fellow for Southern African Studies , University of the western Cape, Bellville, South Africa.


Mohammad Aminul Karim

Power Politics In The Indian Ocean Region After Cold War

Lt. Col. Mohammad Aminul Karim is commanding Officer, 4 Fields Regiment Artillery , Bandarban Cantonment , Bandarban.


Shaheen Afroze

Nuclear Rivalry And Non-Nuclear weapon States In South Asia : Policy Contingency Framework

Shaheen Afroze , Ph.D. is a Senior Research Fellow at BIISS, Dhaka.


Mohammad Humayun Kabir

The Indian Ocean Rim Initiative : Bangladesh's Interests And Role

Mohammad Humayun Kabir is a Senior Research Fellow at BIISS. Dhaka.