- For more than two years, a spate of brutal murders has rocked the South Asian nation
- ISIS has claimed a number of the attacks through its media affiliates -- Bangladesh rejects this
- But a motive and payoff is clear: a foothold in a country with the world's fourth-largest Muslim population
Ravi Agrawal is CNN's New Delhi Bureau chief. Follow him on Twitter: @RaviAgrawalCNN.
New Delhi (CNN)Bangladesh has a number of things going for it: its economy is growing, it's a democracy with a youthful population, and it's blessed with fertile lands.