Dispite the immense achievements of the CWC, the threat from terrorist groups or violent non-state actors and their sympathisers using toxic or incapacitating chemicals as weapons remains. The authors of this joint NGO statement note that the challenges posed by national and transnational terrorist groups and the covert state actions sponsoring them remain unchanged.
China is expected to conduct around 1000 experiments in the lifetime of this space station. There would be a focus on various subjects, from studying how plants adapt in space to how fluids behave in microgravity. China is progressing in a very systematic fashion towards deciding the scientific agenda for the space station.
India, Bangladesh relations have emerged as a role model of the bilateral relationship in the context of India's relations with its neighbours. The present bilateral status is precisely in tandem with the vision of 'Bangabandhu' Mujibur Rehman held 50 years back when he spoke of enduring and eternal ties between the two countries (otut ar okhoy) in his first visit to Calcutta in February 1972 after taking oath as the Prime Minister of newly liberated Bangladesh.
This dedicated page aims to monitor, document, and analyze ‘disinformation’ issues and trends in the sphere of Chemical and Biological arms control and nonproliferation. While curating CBW-related disinformation, the page would focus on how State Actors and Non-State Actors spread false/fake narratives and propaganda to erode nonproliferation norms and undermine trust in multilateral treaties and international institutions.
Al Qaeda's South Asian branch issued multiple threats to carry out suicide bombings and other targeted attacks in India after controversial remarks about the Prophet Muhammad and the Quran were made by senior members of India’s ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP). Ideologues and propagandists are active on social media and elsewhere waging the so called ‘Al-Qaedaesque’ long and secret jihad.