Maroof Raza is currently the Consultant cum Strategic Affairs Expert for Times Now; a leading Indian English language Television channel; on which, apart from his appearances on news debates, he anchors a weekend tv show on World Affairs "Latitude". He had earlier also anchored and presented a 26 part series on the Indian armed forces, titled ‘Line of Duty’. An episode from this series, on the Siachin Glacier won an Award in the military documentary section at the Film Festival in Rome in 2005 . This tv series has entered the “Limca Book of Records” as India’s first military reality show.


Maroof Raza currently writes a column for THE WEEK in India, and has written editorials for all the leading newspapers of India, and has lectured extensively in India and abroad on India’s security concerns. He has also authored several articles, essays and books.

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  Academic and Professional Credentials


Maroof Raza is a graduate of St. Stephen's College, Delhi, India, and his post graduate qualifications include the MA in War Studies from King's College, London, and M.Phil in International Relations from Darwin College, Cambridge. In 1994, he was awarded the Times of India Fellowship, and he has held Visiting Fellowships at the Centre for Policy Research, Delhi, at the Henry L. Stimson Centre, Washington. and at the War Studies Department of King's College, London.

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  Current Professional Initiatives

Maroof Raza is currently the Consulting Editor (strategic affairs) of Times Now, a leading Indian English T.V. Channel. In addition he is also publishes a monthly publication 'SALUTE' (, and is the Editor-at- Large of FAUJI INDIA, and is the founder of "Ideas on India", ( a platform that celebrates what is good about India, by conferences, to hosted in Delhi and elsewhere.


Lecture on 'Indo-Pak relations ' by Maroof Raza


Books Published
"Confronting Terrorism" by Penguin Books (Released in Nov 2009)
Generals and Governments in India and Pakistan(Har Anand, 2001)
Wars and no peace over Kashmir” (Lancer, Delhi-1996).
"Low-Intensity Conflicts" (Kartikeya Publications, India,1995).
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Article Published  

India’s recent attack on militant groups operating out of camps in Myanmar, has created considerable excitement within sections of the India’s strategic affairs community, the media and politicians of opposition parties, all of them questioning the wisdom of the NDA government for going public with details of this ‘covert’ operation and for stating that this was a message to our neighbours (read Pakistan). Both these points need to be addressed before we examine other issues.