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Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney, a longstanding contributor to The Japan Times, is a geostrategist and the author of “Asian Juggernaut” (Harper, 2010) and “Water: Asia’s New Battlefield” (Georgetown University Press, 2011), which won the 2012 Bernard Schwartz Award. He is professor of strategic studies at the Center for Policy Research, New Delhi.

For Brahma Chellaney's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Jul 25, 2016

Mirage of a rules-based order

As demonstrated by China's response to The Hague's South China Sea decision, international law is powerful against the powerless, but powerless against the powerful.

Jul 7, 2016

Controlling Islamist terror

Unless concerted efforts are made to fight the ideology of jihad and drain the terrorism-breeding swamps, liberal, pluralistic states could come under siege.

Why was Nagasaki nuked?

Jun 1, 2016

Why was Nagasaki nuked?

Hiroshima and Nagasaki will remain a burden on American conscience — Hiroshima because it was the world's first atomic bombing, setting a precedent, and Nagasaki because it was a blatantly wanton act.

Tackling the jihadi menace

Mar 27, 2016

Tackling the jihadi menace

By wielding only carrots and no stick, the West allows the double-talking Saudi royals to run with the foxes and hunt with the hounds — at grave cost to the security of many countries.