A.K.M. Abdus Sabur educated and trained at Kiev State University, Kiev, Ukraine and Columbia University, New York, USA respectively is a Research Director and Head, International Studies Division, BIISS. He is also an Associate Editor and the Editor of individual issues of BIISS Journal. He specializes in security and conflict studies, post-conflict peace building and human security. He has written or edited several books and monographs, and contributed numerous research articles in academic journals and books both at home and abroad.