writings of ali ahmed, PhD (JNU), PhD (Cantab), with due acknowledgement and thanks to publications where these have appeared. Download books/papers from dropbox links provided. Twitter: @aliahd66
Also see blog-www.subcontinentalmusings.blogspot.in. Former UN official, academic and infantryman. Author India's Doctrine Puzzle: Limiting War in South Asia (Routledge 2014). All views are personal.
Archive data: Person was Research Fellow at IDSA from July 2008 to February 2012
Defence doctrine and strategy, Military Affairs, Internal security, Military sociology
MPhil in International Relations (Cantab), MA in War Studies (London), MSc in Defence and Strategic Studies (Madras)
Defence Doctrines in the India-Pakistan context
A former infantry colonel, he has participated in counter insurgency operations in India and in Sri Lanka. He has been a miiltary observer in a UN peackeeping mission. In 1999-2000, he was Ministry of External Affairs Fellow at the United Service Institution of India, New Delhi. He has submitted his doctoral dissertation in International Politics at Center for International Politics, Organisation and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His articles have appeared in idsa.in, claws.in, ipcs.org, foreignpolicyjournal.com and in professional journals.