Christophe Jaffrelot is director of research at CERI-Sciences Po/CNRS in Paris, professor of Indian politics and sociology at King’s College London, and a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His books include ‘The Pakistan Paradox: Instability and Resilience’ and ‘Business and Politics in India’ (co-edited with Atul Kohli and Kanta Murali).
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