About the Author
N.S. Sisodia is the Director General, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. He holds an Honours degree in History from the University of Delhi and a Masters degree from the Harvard University, USA where he was a Mason Fellow. He joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1968 and served as Additional Secretary, National Security Council Secretariat and Secretary, Government of India in the Ministries of Finance and Defence. He has also been the Vice Chancellor, University of Udaipur. He has co-edited Emerging India: Security and Foreign Policy Perspectives; India and the World; Changing Security Dynamic in Eastern Asia: Focus on Japan; India-Japan Relations: Partnership for Peace and Security; and West Asia in Turmoil: Implications for Global Security.