Basharat Ali has a post-graduate degree in Conflict Analysis and Peace Building from Nelson Mandela Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution in Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He is currently enrolled as a Ph.D. student at the same University’s Academy of International Studies. Basharat’s Ph.D. is a theoretical exploration of political violence in Kashmir. Previously, he has contributed to Outlook Magazine, Dawn, and Kashmir INK among other South Asian publications. Besides research and writing, he is passionate about reviewing books. Basharat Ali is also a Contributing Editor to Wande Magazine.