संवाद # 70: Is Pastunistan biggest security threat for Pakistan? Top expert Tilak Devasher explains
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Tilak Devasher retired as Special Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat Government of India in 2014. He is currently a member of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) and also a Consultant with the Vivekananda International Foundation.
During his professional career Tilak served in J&K, Delhi and abroad. He specialized in security issues, especially pertaining to India’s neighbourhood. Post retirement, he has continued to take a keen interest in such issues with special focus on Pakistan.
He is the author of four widely acclaimed books on Pakistan. His book ‘Pakistan: Courting the Abyss’ (December 2016) was termed ‘easily the best book on Pakistan’ by a noted Pakistani commentator – Khaled Ahmed.
His latest book is titled 'The Pashtuns: A Contested History' (https://www.amazon.in/Pashtuns-Contested-History-Tilak-Devasher/dp/9394407634)