Happymon Jacob is an associate professor of diplomacy and disarmament studies at the School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. He previously held teaching positions at the University of Jammu and Jamia Millia Islamia University, as well as research positions at the Centre for Air Power Studies, the Delhi Policy Group, and the Observer Research Foundation. He is a regular op-ed contributor to The Hindu. He has been organizing and/or participating in the Chaophraya Dialogue, the Pugwash India-Pakistan Dialogue, and the Ottawa India-Pakistan Dialogue. He has written extensively about India’s foreign policy, the Kashmir conflict, India-Pakistan relations, and security issues. His most recent books are Line on Fire and The Line of Control: Traveling with the Indian and Pakistani Armies.