Rajiv Sinha is a Distinguished Fellow at ORF. He has 35 years of experience in the government and retired as Special Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Govt. of India. He has also worked in Indian Missions abroad for over a decade which provided extensive first hand opportunity to deal with international relations. He has specialized in the field of foreign affairs, geo-strategic and security issues, with a focus on the neighbourhood including Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran, as well as Russia and the CIS.