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  • Captain Alok Bansal

    Member, Navy
    Email: 
    abansal@idsa.in
    Phone: 
    +91 11 2671 7983
    Archive data: Person no longer works for IDSA.

    Joined IDSA

    September 2004 - October 2009

    Expertise

    South Asia, Maritime Issues, Indian Diaspora and Defence Studies

    Current Project

    Internal Disorders in Pakistan

    Background

    A naval officer with 26 years commissioned service, he has participated in the Indian Peacekeeping Operations in Sri Lanka. He has commanded two warships and has been a Directing Staff at the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington for three years.


    A doctoral candidate at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, he has edited two books and has published a number of research papers. He writes extensively for many Indian, Pakistani and international newspapers and websites. He has represented the Indian side in Indo-Australian and Indo-Malaysian strategic dialogues.

    Select Publications

    • Balochistan in Turmoil: Pakistan at Crossroads, Manas Publications, 2009
    • “Synergising Indian Navy and the Coast Guard,” Journal of Defence Studies, Vol. 2, No. 1, Summer 2008.
    • “Democratisation of Maldives: A challenging Roadmap” in S.D. Muni (ed.) Asian Strategic Review 2008 (Academic Foundation, New Delhi, 2008).
    • “Factors leading to insurgency in Balochistan,” Small Wars & Insurgencies, Vol.19, No. 2, June 2008.
    • Co-editor, Pakistan Occupied Kashmir: The Untold Story (Manas Publications, New Delhi, 2007).
    • Co-editor, Sri Lanka: Search for Peace (Manas Publications, New Delhi, 2007).

    Other Publications

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