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Bangladesh Conference: Session Two – Threats of Rising Militancy and Terrorism
October 01

Bangladesh Conference: Session Two – Threats of Rising Militancy and Terrorism

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10:15 am - 11:15 pm. Time zone: UTC-4
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The American Security Project (ASP) cordially invites you to an International Conference jointly organized by ASP and Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS):
Bangladesh at Crossroads
A Political and Security Outlook Conference:
Session Two- A Political Outlook
10:15AM to 11:15AM
 1100 New York Ave., 7th Floor West Tower
Session Two will include a discussion on the profiles of various terrorist groups in Bangladesh and their connection to other parts of the region.

Moderator: MGen Muniruzzaman
Thomas Lynch
Shafqat Munir

 Biographies of all the conference speakers can be found here

Session two will consider the following:

A status report and profile of existing terrorist groups in Bangladesh
Bangladeshi terrorist outfits and their regional connections
Is there a possibility of new linkages in the post 2014 situation in Afghanistan? Will there be a spill over effect?
The emergence of Hefazat-e-Islam and its impact on state and society

We hope you can join us.
Click here to find out more about the whole conference
The conference will take place on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at ASP’s office, 1100 New York Ave., 7th Floor West Tower. 
The session will begin promptly at 10:15 AM.
Please arrive by 10:00 AM
The American Security Project is a non-profit, non-partisan public policy and research organization dedicated to fostering knowledge and understanding of a range of national security issues, promoting debate about the appropriate use of American power, and cultivating strategic responses to 21st century challenges. For more information, visitwww.americansecurityproject.org.
Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) is a leading think tank in Bangladesh. BIPSS is focused on strategic and security issues confronting Bangladesh and the wider Asia Pacific region. Through a group of dynamic researchers, BIPSS constantly endevaours to bridge the gap between academic research and policy analysis. BIPSS also includes several constituent units including the Bangladesh Centre for Terrorism Research (BCTR) and Bangladesh Centre for China Studies (BCCS).