ITTY ABRAHAM is Marlene and Morton Meyerson Centennial Chair and as- sociate professor of government and Asian studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His most recent publication is an edited volume of essays, South Asian Cultures of the Bomb: Atomic Publics and the State in India and Pakistan (Indiana University Press, 2008).
KANTI BAJPAI is currently teaching international relations and the politics of contemporary India at Oxford University. He was headmaster of the Doon School, India, and professor of international politics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has also taught at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India, and has held visiting positions at Wesleyan University, the University of Illinois, the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, the University of Notre Dame, the Brookings Institution, and the Australian Defence Force Academy. His research interests are security studies, India's foreign policy and national security, and South Asia.
S. PAUL KAPUR is associate professor in the Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School. Previously, he was on the faculties of the Naval War College and Claremont McKenna College and was a visiting professor at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Coop- eration. He also served as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago, where he received his Ph.D. in political science. His research and teaching interests include nuclear weapons proliferation, deterrence, ethno-religious violence, and the international security environment in South Asia. Kapur is author of Dangerous Deterrent: Nuclear Weapons Proliferation and Conflict