Professor of Strategic Studies,Center for Policy Research, New Delhi; Fellow, Robert Bosch Stiftung in Berlin; Affiliate, International Centre for the Study of Radicalization, King’s College London; member of the Board of Governors of the National Book Trust of India.
Sits on a number of international organizational boards, including the academic council of The Henry Jackson Society, London, and the advisory board of Worldcoo, Barcelona; frequent lecturer at universities, think-tanks, military war colleges, and public forums across the world; columnist, including for Project Syndicate.
Ph.D in strategic studies.
Previous positions: Adviser to India’s National Security Council; Member of the Policy Advisory Group headed by the foreign minister of India; Fellow at the Nobel Institute in Oslo and at the Transatlantic Academy in Washington, DC; as an expert on international strategic issues, he has held appointments at Harvard University, the Brookings Institution, the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and the Australian National University.
Selected publications: Water, Peace, and War: Confronting the Global Water Crisis (2012); Water: Asia’s New Battleground (2011); Asian Juggernaut: The Rise of China, India, and Japan (2010); Nuclear Proliferation: The U.S.-India Conflict (1993).
2012 Bernard Schwartz Book Award for the book – Water: Asia’s New Battleground. His numerous peer-reviewed papers and opinion articles have been published in major journals, including International Security, Orbis, Survival, Terrorism, Washington Quarterly, Nature, Security Studies, Asian Survey, Politique Etrangere, Disarmament, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Le Monde, The Guardian, The Times of India, The Japan Times, La Vanguardia, Straits Times, South China Morning Post, etc.