Ghazala Wahab is the author of the bestselling and award-winning book Born a Muslim: Some Truths About Islam in India (March 2021). The book won two Book of the Year (non-fiction) awards: Tata Lit Live and AttaGalatta. She is the co-author of Dragon on our Doorstep: Managing China Through Military Power (co-authored with Pravin Sawhney). She has also contributed a chapter on the changing profile of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir for the book Operation Parakram: The War Unfinished, authored by Pravin Sawhney and Lt Gen. V.K. Sood.
She started FORCE in August 2003 with Pravin Sawhney. Apart from writing on issues like homeland security, terrorism, Jammu and Kashmir, Left-Wing Extremism and religious extremism, she produces the magazine every month. She also writes a regular column, First Person, in FORCE. Before starting FORCE, she worked as a principal correspondent in the Delhi bureau (features) of The Telegraph. She started her career in journalism with The Asian Age in 1994.
She tweets regularly at www.twitter.com/ghazalawahab
Pravin Sawhney is the author of the bestselling book The Last War: How AI Will Shape India’s Final Showdown With China (August 2022). His other books include Dragon On Our Doorstep: Managing China Through Military Power (co-authored with Ghazala Wahab), The Defence Makeover: Ten Myths That Shape India’s Image and Operation Parakram: The War Unfinished (co-authored with Lt Gen. V.K. Sood). He has also co-authored a widely circulated monograph, Ballistic Missile Imperatives Between India And Pakistan with Pakistani scholar Nazir Kamal at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, US.
He started FORCE in August 2003 with Ghazala Wahab. Before starting FORCE, Pravin was the South Asia correspondent based in New Delhi with Jane’s International Defence Review, Jane’s Information Group, Surrey (UK) for six years. Taking premature retirement from the Indian Army (artillery), Pravin started his journalistic career with Business and Political Observer newspaper from where he moved on to the Times of India and Indian Express newspapers, finally leaving defence reporting in 1996 as defence editor, The Asian Age. He has also been a visiting fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, Whitehall, London, UK and a visiting scholar at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, US.
Pravin writes on strategic, defence and foreign policy issues. He also writes a regular column, Bottomline in FORCE. He tweets at www.twitter.com/pravinsawhney