Publications: Not one to rest on past laurels, he has remained active even after retirement and is a much sought-after leadership mentor and an outstanding orator. Over the past three years he has been repeatedly invited to speak upon an impressive array of subjects to discerning audiences in India and abroad, and has mesmerised them all. He is also a prolific writer on maritime affairs and leadership issues. In the 3¾ years since his retirement, he has had as many as 70 professional articles and papers published in a large variety of Indian and foreign journals and magazines. His latest book, entitled “India’s Maritime Strategy”, which has been commissioned by the National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi, is presently in its final stages.He enjoys widespread renown as an incisive strategic analyst and is on the visiting faculty of the higher-command establishments of all three of India’s defence services, as also tri-Service establishments such as the College of Defence Management, Hyderabad and the National Defence College, New Delhi. He is also a well-respected adviser to other important think-tanks such as the Ananta-Aspen Centre and the Centre for Advanced Strategic and Security Studies.