Lieutenant General Dan Leaf, USAF (Retd). Director Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) visited BIPSS on 30 April 2014. During the visit he was accompanied by Colonel Greg Winston, Academic Chief of Staff at the APCSS and Captain Craig Talarico from the US Embassy in Dhaka. General Leaf interacted with President and other staff members of the institute on current issues related to Bangladesh, regional security and security cooperation.
BIPSS has enjoyed longstanding collaboration with APCSS. President BIPSS Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd). was recently conferred with the APCSS Distinguished Alumni Award.