BIPSS published the latest edition of BIPSS Paper, the institute’s monograph series titled Paradox of State Fragility: Exploring the Role of International Structures in the Context of Bangladesh. The BIPSS Paper has been authored by Zahidul Islam Khan. The author is a Group Captain in the Bangladesh Air Force and a distinguished graduate of the University of Bradford where he was a Chevening scholar. He undertook research for this paper as part of his Masters in Conflict, Security and Development. He is also a distinguished graduate of the United States Air University the Defence Services Command and Staff College in Bangladesh.
The main discourse of the research investigates the underlying narratives of categorising states as ‘fragile’ from a global perspective by exploring the role of international structures on state fragility in the context of Bangladesh.