Vinay Kaura, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Affairs and Security Studies at the Sardar Patel University of Police, Security, and Criminal Justice in Rajasthan. He is also the Coordinator at the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies in Jaipur. His research interests include: India’s neighborhood policy, Afghanistan-Pakistan relations, counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency, and conflict resolution in Kashmir. He writes on issues pertaining to national security and foreign policy. In March 2017, he was at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Germany to participate in the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies.