Bhashyam Kasturi, who has contributed the book’s special section on Terrorism in South Asia, is presently Associate Editor of Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund in New Delhi. He was awarded Ph.D from Delhi University in 1995 for his research on Mahatma Gandhi. He has taught in several colleges of Delhi University and also served as Associate Editor, Indian Defence Review. Bhashyam Kasturi has written extensively on international affairs and national security in Indian and foreign journals. His first book, Intelligence Services: Analysis, Organisation and Function was published in 1996 and this is his second book.