Pinaki Bhattacharya is a strategic studies expert for over two decades — as a journalist and as a member of the strategic security community. He has contributed chapters to volumes like the Iraq War, beside articles on al-Qaeda, Pakistan’s (Charles de) Gaullic State, and others. Currently, Pinaki is focusing on China’s elite politics and the PLA.
Pinaki is a commerce (hons) graduate. He has a postgraduate diploma in journalism and a certificate level course from the University of Hawaii, Manoa. He is pursuing a masters degree in political science from IGNOU to be completed by 2017.