National Security Conversations

National Security Conversations is a weekly video series hosted by Dr. Happymon Jacob for The series presents in depth analysis, accurate information and informed opinions on all matters regarding national security, defense and foreign policy. The series maintains a careful balance between academic analysis and policy conversation by inviting subject experts, policy practitioners including former diplomats, military personnel and politicians.

The series can be accessed on Youtube and on Apple Podcasts

Jeff M. Smith on Trump's visit to India
Prof. T. V. Paul on contemporary international order
P. Chidambaram on the Future of Kashmir After Article 370
G. K. Pillai (Former Home Secretary) on Nagaland's quest for autonomy
Prof. Anit Mukherjee on India's Civil-Military Relations
Amb. Chandrashekhar Dasgupta on international discourse on climate change
Amb. Talmiz Ahmad on India’s Approach to West Asia
Amb. Ranjit Rae on India Nepal Relations
Amb. Nirupama Rao Menon on India -China relations
Dr. Rajeswari Rajagopalan on India’s Space Programme
Amb. Veena Sikri on India-Bangladesh relations
Abhijnan Rej on India’s Defense Budgets