Animesh Roul is the Executive Director at Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict, (www.sspconline.org) a Delhi-based policy research think-tank. In his earlier stint he worked as a Research Associate at New Delhi-based Institute for Conflict Management, which hosts a leading terrorism database on South Asia (www.SATP.org). He holds a Master of Philosophy degree from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and has a master’s degree in Modern Indian History. Mr. Roul specializes in counterterrorism, radical Islam, terror financing, armed conflict and issues relating to arms control and proliferation in South Asia. He has written for Terrorism Monitor, the CTC Sentinel, Jane’s Intelligence Review, Militant Leadership Monitor, and CBW Magazine, among others. He is also serving as executive editor of South Asia Coflict Monitor (SACM), a monthly E-bulletin on armed conflicts and terrorist violence in South Asia.