Rubiat Saimum is a Junior Research Fellow at NATO Association of Canada. He is a graduate student of department of political science at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He has previously worked as a lecturer in the Department of Maritime Security and Strategic Studies at BSMR Maritime University, Bangladesh. He is a Fellow at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS), a non-resident fellow at Indo-Pacific Studies Centre and South Asian Future Fellow at Council for Strategic and Defense Research (CSDR). He is also a young leader at Pacific Forum. His policy pieces have appeared in the East Asia Forum, International Policy Digest, Dhaka Tribune, Asia Times, and Modern Diplomacy. His peer-reviewed articles have been featured in China Report, Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs, and the Journal of Bangladesh and Global Affairs. He holds keen interests in South Asian history and geopolitics. His core research interests are Foreign Policy formulation, Regional Security Complex, Maritime Security and governance.
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Steering Through Dualities: The Chabahar Port and the Compartmentalization of Indian Foreign Policy

India’s recent agreement with Iran on the operation and development of Chabahar port is a significant development in the geo-political equation in the Indian Ocean. Under the agreement, Indian company India Port Global Limited (IPGL) would take over the management of the strategically important port located on the Gulf of Oman for 10-years with an Read More…