Dr. Jajati   K. Pattnaik is Associate Professor at the   Centre for West Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has been acting as a Referee for the quarterly Journal Strategic Analysis published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group) and Economic & Political Weekly. He was on the Editorial Board of International Studies, Sage Journals. He can be reached at jajatipattnaik2017@gmail.com