Maroof Raza is the Mentor of Security Watch India. He has appeared on almost all of India’s leading television channels as an expert on military and security matters, and on BBC’s World Service radio programmes. He is currently the Strategic Affairs Editorial Adviser to Times Now, one of India’s leading 24X7 television news services. He is a former Indian army officer, with experience in counterinsurgency operations. His articles are published regularly in leading newspapers of India. He has authored two books: “Low-Intensity Conflicts: The new dimension to India’s military commitments” and “Wars and no Peace over Kashmir”, and has edited two books titled: “Generals and Governments in India and Pakistan”, and more recently a book on the challenges of terrorism to India titled: “Confronting Terrorism” (by Penguin Books, India).