Professor Aftab Kamal Pasha holds M.A. Degrees in Middle Eastern Studies and Political Science from Mysore University, Karnataka, India; M.Phil and PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He has previously taught at the Centre of West Asian Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, India. He has been a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt. He has served as Chairperson, and is now Director, Gulf Studies, at CWAS, SIS, JNU. He has also been Director, Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, Embassy of India, Cairo, Egypt. His research, teaching and writing focused on West Asia and North Africa. He is the author, editor or co-editor of over two dozen books on India, Gulf, West Asia and North Africa, including: Iran, Iraq and the GCC States; India and Turkey; Iraq: Sanctions and Wars; Egypt in a Changing World; Arab-Israeli Peace Process; India, Iran and the GCC States; India and West Asia; India and Oman; Contemporary Gulf; Perspectives on India and the Gulf; India and Kuwait; India: Bahrain and Qatar; and Political Participation in Gulf States. He has contributed research chapters to numerous edited books and his articles have been published in several well known Indian and foreign journals. He serves on the editorial boards of many national and international journals including International Studies, Journal of Arabian Studies [UK], Political and International Research [Tehran], Journal of Strategic Studies (Bahrain); Academic Board, Gulf Research Centre, Dubai, UAE and Member International Advisory Board, Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations. He is currently at work on a book, India and the GCC States since 1970.
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