• Air Commodore Md Anwarul Haque Sardar, ndc, fawc, psc NDC




The Union of Myanmar is a least developed country under a military regime,
geographically located in the middle of rising economic powers and a vibrant
economic region, with abundance of energy resources within itself. Therefore,
considering peaceful rise of China and India in this 21st century, geo-strategically
Myanmar could be truly a gem. Thus, I offered the facts by reviewing its relationship
with specific countries in three layers, firstly with immediate neighbors, secondly
with next to neighbors and thirdly with big powers in the globe. Consequently, in
this framework of relationship, I have argued comprehensively how Myanmar’s
strategic objectives emerged as development networks with immediate neighbors,
engagement networks using the region’s connection with big powers in the
globe and the survival network with likely involvement of next to neighboring
countries. In this report, Myanmar is the center of gravity for arguments to infer
the emergence of those networks as strategic objectives, while implications are
shown for Bangladesh limited to respond only.


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Air Commodore Md Anwarul Haque Sardar, ndc, fawc, psc. (2011). MYANMAR’S STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES IN THE 21ST CENTURY: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BANGLADESH. NDC E-JOURNAL, 10(1), 71-101. Retrieved from

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