Nitin A. Gokhale

Nitin A. Gokhale, one of South Asia’s leading Strategic Analysts, is a renowned author, media trainer and founder of a specialised defence-related website BharatShakti.in, focused on supporting and encouraging India’s quest for self-reliance in defence. After working for 32 years as a media practitioner across print, web and broadcast mediums, in December 2014, he decided to become a full-time author and part-time media entrepreneur. Author of six books so far on insurgencies, wars and conflicts, he is a popular speaker and resource person at various seminars and symposiums on civil-military relations, insurgency/terrorism and military-media relations. His latest book, Securing India The Modi Way, detailing the security policies of the Modi government published in September 2017, is now a bestseller. Gokhale is visiting faculty at the National Defence College, the Army, Air Force and Naval War Colleges, the Defence Services Staff College, the College of Defence Management and the IB’s Intelligence School.​ Nitin was earlier NDTV’s Security and Strategic Affairs Editor.

Session Detail :

Patriotism vs JournalismThe world over patriotism and ‘our soldiers’ are being positioned as adversaries to journalism. Is it time for combat?

Maria Ressa, Nitin Gokhale, Ajai Shukla, Suhasini Haidar, Shane BauerModerated by Shiv Aroor

  • Friday, August 3
  • 3.30 – 4.30
  • Stein Auditorium
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