Publications and Media

Books Published
  • Anthology of essays on “Confronting Terrorism” for Penguin Books (released in 2009).
  • As Military Affairs series editor of Har Anand Publishers, edited 12 books in this series.
  • Generals and Governments in India and Pakistan (Har Anand Publishers, 2001)
  • Wars and no peace over Kashmir (Lancer, Delhi-1996) and on
  • India’s Low-Intensity Conflicts (Kartikeya Publications, Meerut, India, 1995).
  • A monograph on Civil Military Relations in India and Pakistan: A comparative study since 1947 by the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi (1995)
Media Experience
  • Currently, Strategic Affairs Expert for Times Now, Times of India’s TV Channel.
  • In 2005, anchored a 20 part TV series on the Indian armed forces for Times Now, called “The Line of Duty”, awarded a prize at the Rome Film Festival in 2005 and placed in India’s Limca Book of Records ( 2007, page 127).
  • Since 2001, have been a Consultant with the INDIA TODAY Group and have appeared as an analyst on it’s television channels “Aaj Tak” (India’s most viewed TV news channel) and on Headlines Today. Have also anchored several news shows on India’s national broadcaster, DoorDarshan TV (now DD news).
  • From 1996 to 98: Special Television Correspondent (bi-lingual) with NDTV that included Special TV Coverage of events in India and abroad and Kashmir issue.
  • Since 1999, interviewed by BBC World Service radio, Asia Today, and World Report on politico-military issues and have also appeared BBC’s Asia Today.
  • Editorials/Essays published in the Times of India, Hindustan Times, The Indian Express, The Financial Express, The Asian Age, India Today and Outlook.