Dr Vijay Sakhuja
Dr Vijay Sakhuja is a former navy officer and served the Indian Navy for more than two and a half decades. He was Director (Research) at the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), New Delhi from 2009-2014. He has also been on the research faculty of a number of think tanks: Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore (2006-2014); Senior Fellow at the Centre for Airpower Studies (CAPS); Observer Research Foundation (ORF); Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), and United Service Institution of India (USI), New Delhi.
Dr Vijay Sakhuja received his PhD and MPhil degrees from the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. He has published a number of books, edited volumes, monograph, Policy briefs on maritime security, international relations, geopolitics, and Arctic affairs.
Dr Vijay Sakhuja is author of Asian Maritime Power in the 21st Century: Strategic Transactions -China, India and Southeast Asia and Confidence Building from the Sea: An Indian Initiative. He is editor of India Vietnam Strategic Partnership: Exploring Vistas for Expanded Cooperation and Reinvigorating IOR-ARC. He has co-edited a number of volumes on India –ASEAN relations, Indo-Pacific, Myanmar, Vietnam, Poland, Russia and the European Union.
He is on the international editorial board of Journal of Indian Ocean Region and member of the Executive Council of the Centre for Ocean and Environmental Studies, New Delhi.
He lectures at various Indian and international universities and military colleges.