Rajesh Rajagopalan

Rajesh Rajagopalan is a professor of international politics at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Previously he was a senior fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and a research fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, both in New Delhi.  He has also served as deputy secretary at the National Security Council Secretariat of the Government of India, and in 2011 was the ICCR Visiting India Chair at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand.  His publications include the books Nuclear South Asia: Keywords and Concepts (co-written with Atul Mishra); Fighting like a Guerrilla: The Indian Army and Counterinsurgency; and Second Strike: Arguments about Nuclear War in South Asia.