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Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar is one of India’s leading experts on security and strategic affairs and Director of the Society for Policy Studies (SPS), an independent think-tank based in New Delhi, India. Commodore Bhaskar has served in the Indian Navy for 37 years and retired from service in 2007. He was appointed as secretary to the Government of India’s task force on Global Strategic Developments. He has also served as Deputy Director in IDSA, New Delhi from 1996 to 2004 and also was the Officiating Director of IDSA from 2004 to 2005. He was the Director of the National Maritime Foundation between July 2009 and July 2011 and was the editor of Maritime Affairs and Strategic Analysis; a member of the editorial board of Contemporary Security Policy; Advisory Panel of the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi and United Services Institute. He frequently lectures at the National Defence College and other military colleges. He is a regular contributor to India’s leading papers like The Indian Express, Reuters, Dainik Jagran, The Economic Times and more. His recent work is on India’s Strategic and Security Concerns (2020). He has authored and edited several books, including Aircraft Carrier in the 21st century (2011); United Nations: Multilateralism and International Security (IDSA 2005); Emerging India: Security and Foreign Policy Perspectives ( IDSA 2005); Emerging Nuclear Proliferation Challenges (IDSA, 2005), and more. He has written extensively in journals and academic blogs on issues of nuclear and security.


Commentary 597: SAARC: Covid Operation Should Include Iran

24 March 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to be commended for taking the initiative in enabling a cyber SAARC summit on Sunday (March 15) to deal with the growi

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