Jay Desai is currently a second year MA student in Political Science and International Relations at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar, India. He was a research intern at the Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS), Delhi in 2020. At CAPS he worked on understanding whether India's No First Use doctrine requires review. He has previously contributed to the School of Liberal Studies Journal at PDPU. He has jointly published with JNU Professor Bharat H. Desai a substantive research article: “On the Century of Peacemaking at the 1919 Treaty of Versailles: Looking Back to Look Ahead”, International Studies, vol.57, no.3, 2020. He has a passion for writing on issues related to security: war and peace, cybersecurity, conventional weapons, geopolitics.