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S. Paul Kapur

Department of National Security Affairs
Naval Postgraduate School
United States of America


S. Paul Kapur is a professor in the Department of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. He is also an Affiliate at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation, and a Visiting Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. Previously, he was on the faculties of the U.S. Naval War College and Claremont McKenna College and was a visiting professor at Stanford. His research and teaching interests include nuclear weapons proliferation, deterrence, Indian Ocean regional security, and the international security environment in South Asia. Kapur is author of Jihad as Grand Strategy: Islamist Militancy, National Security and the Pakistani State (Oxford University Press, 2016); Dangerous Deterrent: Nuclear Weapons Proliferation and Conflict in South Asia (Stanford University Press, 2007) and co-author of India, Pakistan, and the Bomb: Debating Nuclear Stability in South Asia (Columbia University Press, 2010).

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