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Sreeram Chaulia

Dean, Jindal School of International Affairs, O. P. Jindal Global University

Sreeram Chaulia is dean of the Jindal School of International Affairs in Sonipat, India. He is also a B. Raman Fellow for Geopolitical Analysis at The Takshashila Institution, a strategic affairs think tank.

Mr. Chaulia is an analyst of international affairs for Asia Times, the Hong Kong-based online news hub, and the Singapore-based syndication service Opinion Asia.

His opinion editorials and book reviews on terrorism, geopolitics, war and peace, human rights, foreign policy and political economy have been published in India’s leading newspapers. He is also foreign affairs columnist for the Dubai-based magazine, International Indian.

Mr. Chaulia’s academic articles have appeared in scholarly journals such as International Politics, World Affairs, Journal of Refugee Studies, Journal of Humanitarian Assistance, Journal of South Asian Studies, Contemporary South Asia, Economic and Political Weekly and International Journal of Peace Studies.

Between 2003 and 2007, he worked as an international civilian peacekeeper with Nonviolent Peaceforce in Sri Lanka and the Philippines. He has also served at the headquarters of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Switzerland and the International Rescue Committee in the United States.

In 2011, he published International Organizations and Civilian Protection: Power, Ideas and Humanitarian Aid in Conflict Zones (I.B. Tauris). His most recent book is Trumped: Emerging Powers in a Post-American World (Bloomsbury). He holds a Ph.D. in international relations from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs in New York.

Articles by Sreeram Chaulia

“Trumping” the World: Rising Powers Eye a Post-American Global Order

As the U.S. steps back from shaping the world order, there is no reason to despair. It presents a historic opportunity for regional powers to fill the vacuum.

November 17, 2019

How Modi Mobilizes the Indian Diaspora

Overseas Indians are central to the Indian Prime Minister’s larger strategic objective of turning India into a leading power on the world stage.

December 4, 2016

CIA Torture: Book the Americans

If ever there is an open-and-shut case for the ICC to raise its stature as a universal upholder of justice, this is it.

December 16, 2014

Saudi Arabia: U.S. Ally or Enemy in the Fight Against ISIS?

Riyadh has played a dubious role in combating the Islamic State and their partners.

September 13, 2014

A Vote for Afghanistan

How can a society develop exemplary civic courage in the face of brutal terror?

April 10, 2014

India-Pakistan: What Impedes the Rise of Anti-Establishment Rebels?

What can Pakistan's elections tell us about the coming fate of India's reformers battling stifling corruption?

May 21, 2013

Mumbai Terror’s Pakistani Trail

Why are the recent Mumbai attacks a nasty byproduct of internecine churning within the Pakistani military?

July 18, 2011

Dateline Greece: Goldman, Just Pay Up

Should Goldman Sachs accept moral responsibility and contribute funds to bailing out Greece?

March 2, 2010

Shanghaied Into Cooperation

What tensions emerged among Shanghai Cooperation Organization members over the Russia-Georgia conflict?

September 1, 2008