Executive Director

Major General (Retd) Abdur Rashid

Major General Md Abdur Rashid was commissioned in Bangladesh Army in June 1978 in the Corp of Artillery. He has served in many important command, Staff and Instructional positions and retired in December 2007. He is graduate of US rmy Command and General Staff College, Fort Lavenworth, Kansas and Defence Sevices Command and Staff College, Mirpur, Dhaka. He served as Directing Staff in Defence Services Command and Staff College Mirpur and actively involved in building military strategy and tactics as member of Tactics Team.

He also worked as Instructor in School of Artillery. He visited as a member of military delgation headed by Chief of Army Staff to China, Kuwait, Turkey to forge and foster relationship. He worked as UN military observer in former Yugoslavia. He gained first hand experience of fighting counter insurgency as Commanding officer in Chittagong Hill Tracts. After retirement he devoted to study security environment and nature, characterstics and trend of terrorism in South Asia.

He is very well konwn to the people of Bangladesh on his frequent appearance on the Television channels as strategic and security analyst. His analytical write ups are regularly seen in the national dailies and other magazines. He has master degree on Defence Studies and Business Administration.

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