Product Description About the Author B Raman joined the Indian Police Service in 1961. Served in Madhya Pradesh as a police officer from November 1962 to July 1967. Joined the External Intelligence Division of the Intelligence Bureau of the Govt of India in July 1967. Moved over to the Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW) of the Cabinet Secretariat Govt. of India when it was created in September 1968 by bifurcating the Intelligence Bureau. The R&AW is the external intelligence agency of the Government of India. Served as the head of the Counter-Terrorism Division of the R&AW from 1988 to 1994. Retired as Additional Secretary Cabinet Secretariat Government of India on August 31 1994. Was a member of the Special Task Force appointed by the Government of India in 2000 for Revamping the Intelligence Apparatus. Was a member of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) of the Government of India from July 2000 to December 2002. Was a member of the Working Group on Terrorism of the Council on Security Co-operation Asia Pacific (CSCAP) in 2002 and 2005. Testified on Terrorism before the US House Armed Services Committee in June 2002 and a sub-committee of the House International Relations Committee in October 2003. Honorary member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Indian Defence Review a quarterly published from New Delhi. Author of four books-Intelligence: Past Present & Future A Terrorist State As A Frontline Ally the Kaoboys of R&AW: Down Memory Lane and Terrorism: Yesterday Today & Tomorrow-all published by Lancer Publishers of New Delhi. Kaoboys of R&AW was the most reviewed book of 2007. Writes regularly. On the guest lecturer faculty of many training institutions of the police and the army. Presently Director Institute For Topical Studies Chennai. Also associated with the South Asia Analysis Group (SAAG) of New Delhi (www.southasiaanalysis.org) and the Chennai Centre For China Studies.
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