Ashok Sharma

Visiting Fellow
Adjunct Lecturer

Dr. Ashok Sharma is a Visiting Fellow at the UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA).

Dr. Sharma is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra. He was the Head of the “South Asia Strategic, State Fragile and Security Program”, and a Conjoint Head of “Indo-Pacific Strategic Issues and Major Powers Studies” at the National Asian Security Studies Centre at the University of Canberra (UC). Ashok is also the Deputy Chair of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA), Auckland Branch.

Prior to joining the UNSW Canberra at ADFA in November 2016, Dr. Sharma was a Fellow of Australia-India Institute at the University of Melbourne, a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University Auckland, a Fellow at the New Zealand-India Research Institute, Victoria University of Wellington, a Visiting Academic at the University of Waikato, and an Endeavour Post-Doctoral Fellow at Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (RSPAS), The Australian National University in 2008.

Dr. Sharma holds a B.A in Pol. Sc. (Hons.) from Ramjas College, Delhi University, an M.A. in Pol. Sc., and an M.Phil. & a Ph.D. in American Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. After work at New Delhi based foreign and security policy think tanks namely Observer Research Foundation, Centre for Air Power Studies and Centre for Land Warfare and at Delhi University, he moved to Australasia in 2008.

Ashok’s broad research interest is in international relations and security studies with specialisation in great power politics with the focus on the U.S.-China-India strategic geometry in South Asia and the Indo-Pacific region Ethnic lobbying in the US foreign policy; Quadrilateral Alliance in the Indo-Pacific region; India’s domestic politics, foreign and defence policy; the US-India foreign, defence, and security relations; India’s relationship with Australia and New Zealand; global security with emphasis on terrorism, nuclear issues and the geopolitics of energy security.

Dr. Sharma, extensively published, is an astute observer of India-US relations, is one of the leading experts on India’s global positioning and India-US geopolitics. He is the author of the book titled Indian Lobbying and its Influence in US Decision Making: Post-Cold War (Sage Publications 2017) and his latest book is titled India's Pursuit of Energy Security: Domestic Measures, Foreign Policy and Geopolitics (Sage Publications 2019). He is currently working on two book projects tentatively titled The India-US Relations in the 21st Century and India's Web of Allies. 

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PUBLICATIONS

Books
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Sharma A, 2019, India’s Pursuit of Energy Security: Domestic Measures, Foreign Policy and Geopolitics (New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2019) Pp.440, Sage Publications, https://au.sagepub.com/en-gb/oce/india%E2%80%99s-pursuit-of-energy-security/book269889#description
2019
Sharma A, 2017, Indian Lobbying and Its Influence in US Decision Making Post-Cold War ( New Delhi: Sage Publications,2017),Pp.332, Sage Publications, New Delhi, https://au.sagepub.com/en-gb/oce/indian-lobbying-and-its-influence-in-us-decision-making/book257644
2017
Book Chapters
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Sharma A; Sharma A, 2016, '“Strategic Partners in the Indo-Pacific”', in Choudhary Y; Chowdhury A (ed.), Narendra Modi and the World The Ring View Inside Out, Bloomsbury India, New Delhi, http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/narendra-modi-and-the-world-9789385936715/
2016
Sharma A, 2015, 'A Shift from Identity Politics in the 2014 India Election: The BJP towards Moderation', in Thorsen E; Sreedharan C (ed.), India Election 2014: First Reflections, The Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and CommunityBournemouth University, Poole, England, pp. 15 - 30, https://research.bournemouth.ac.uk/2015/04/new-book-india-election-2014-first-reflections/
2015
Sharma A, 2014, 'India and Energy Security', in Sovacool B (ed.), Energy Security: Six Volume Set, Sage Publications, London, http://www.worldcat.org/title/energy-security/oclc/1010613238?referer=br&ht=edition
2014
Sharma A, 2011, 'Indian Americans: Migrational Pattern, Professional Success, Cultural Emergence and their Political Activism', in Dubey A (ed.), Indian Diaspora: Contributions to their New Home, Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives in collaboration with MD Publications, New Delhi, pp. 49 - 82
2011
Sharma A, 2007, 'American Counter-terrorism Measures: An Appraisal', in Transnational Terrorism: Perspectives on Motives, Measures & Impacts, Reference Press, New Delhi, pp. 266 - 292
2007
Conference Presentations
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Sharma A, 2021, 'The US- India relation and the Indo-Pacific under the Biden administration: Challenges and Prospects', presented at Conference on “Inauguration of Biden Presidency: Challenges and Prospects” (Webinar), MIT School of Government, India,, Pune, India, 20 January 2021
2021
Sharma A, 2021, 'COVID19 Geopolitics, the Re-emergence of Quad and Vaccine Diplomacy', presented at International Conferencee on Recent Advancements, Innovations in Management, Media Science, Technology, Education and Legal Issues organised by JIMS, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi., 08 May 2021
2021
Sharma A, 2021, 'US Foreign Policy under the Biden Administration: What Lies Ahead?', presented at 48th HRDC JNU Lecture in Political Sciences, Law & Public Administration (Webinar), New Delhi, 14 September 2021
2021
Sharma A, 2021, 'The 14th of August 1947: Consequences for India’s Geopolitics', presented at “India, Partition and its Aftermath: Remembering the Horrors of History,” Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (Webinar), 25 September 2021
2021
Sharma A, 2020, 'COVID-19 Geopolitics and Global Supply Chain: India’s Opportunities and Challenges”', presented at International Webinar on Reverse Migration in the Age of Covid-19: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities-“, New Delhi, 20 June 2020 - 21 June 2020, https://www.academics4nation.org/seminar
2020
Sharma A, 2020, 'India -Australia Strategic Partnership in the Post-COVID19 World: Enhancing the Energy Security Cooperation for Sustainable Development', presented at VAIBHAV Summit, A global virtual summit of academicians of Indian Diaspora, New Delhi, 03 October 2020
2020
Sharma A, 2020, '"COVID-19 Geopolitics and International Order"', presented at Karnatka Political Science Conference on The COVOD-19 Pandemic and the Emerging International Order, Mysore, India (Webinar), 13 June 2020 - 14 June 2020
2020
Sharma A, 2020, 'A Comparative Analysis of the role of Indian-Australians and Indian-Americans during COVID-19 Outbreak: Constrains and Prospects', presented at 7th ODI Young Scholar Diaspora Conference (Webinar) on “Indian Diaspora in Africa and other parts of the World under COVID-19: Comparative Perspectives on their Challenges, Post Pandemic Options, and Emerging Research Agenda in Diaspora Studies”, jointly organised by The Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives (ODI India), and Diaspora and International Migration Programme (DIMP), Centre for African Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 25 July 2020
2020
Sharma A, 2019, 'India’s Pursuit of Energy Security: Domestic Measures, Foreign Policy, Geopolitics', presented at Australian Institute of International Affairs, Brisbane, 12 November 2019, https://aiiaqld.tidyhq.com/public/schedule/events/27216-book-launch-india-s-pursuit-of-energy-security-domestic-measures-foreign-policy-and-geopolitics?fbclid=IwAR0W85J0pnf08cN5zlh5Wg1bZVV3UKUx0U-WL6M7z_1ThfiB3wxrSMxXAM8
2019
Sharma A, 2019, 'India’s Strategic Role in the Asia-Pacific', presented at ASIA-PACIFIC SECURITY AND INNOVATION SUMMIT, Rotorua, New Zealand, 17 April 2019 - 18 April 2019, http://www.apsisummit.com/
2019
Sharma A, 2018, 'India's Quest for a Rightful Place in the World:A Stocktake of Modi Foreign Policy', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Auckland and New Zealand-India Trade Alliance, The University of Auckland, 27 September 2018 - 27 September 2018, https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/school-of-humanities-and-social-sciences/sites/hass/files/uploads/NZIIA-Auckland%20Talk%20by%20Dr.%20Ashok%20Sharma%20on%20Indian%20Foreign%20Policy%20under%20Modi%20Gover
2018
Sharma A, 2018, 'India's Return to the Global Stage: A Stocktake of Modi Foreign Policy', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Waikato Branch, the University of Waikato, Hamilton, 18 September 2018 - 18 September 2018, https://www.governanceinstitute.edu.au/magma/media/upload/ckeditor/files/NZIIA%20Waikato.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0mS23Z802lpZSuWIc4wF4nJ6uxA2xi5qCdovMOGluxHX9lOdHu_4hME9o
2018
Sharma A, 2017, 'U.S.-India Relations: Interest Groups, Indian Americans and Foreign Policy', presented at American Centre, US Embassy & Consulates in India, Conference Series, American Centre, US Embassy & Consulates in India, New Delhi, 07 February 2017 - 07 February 2017
2017
Sharma A, 2017, 'Indian Lobbying in the US', presented at ASARC Seminar, Coombs Seminar Room B, Coombs Building 9, Fellows Road, ANU, Canberra, 08 November 2017 - 08 November 2017, https://crawford.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/11766/indian-lobbying-us
2017
Sharma A, 2017, '“US.-India Relations under Trump-Modi Administration: What lies Ahead?”', presented at Nehru Memorial Lecture., Teen Murti Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi, 06 February 2017
2017
Sharma A, 2017, 'India’s Energy Security: A Foreign Policy Priority and Geo-Politics Dimension', presented at India’s Energy Security Cooperation, New Delhi, India, 06 February 2017 - 06 February 2017
2017
Sharma A, 2016, 'India’s Foreign Policy Priorities and Measures', presented at National Security College, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, 10 March 2016
2016
Sharma A, 2016, 'India-US Relation: From Prickly to a Partnership of the 21st Century', presented at A seminar Presentation for Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy & International Affairs, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, 18 March 2016
2016
Sharma A, 2016, 'India’s Quest for Energy Security: A Foreign Policy Priority', presented at New Zealand Political Science Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand, 28 November 2016 - 30 November 2016, http://nzpsa.com/resources/Documents/NZPSA%20Conference%20Docs/Final%202016%20NZPSA%20Conference%20Programme.pdf
2016
Sharma A, 2016, 'Quadrilateral Alliance- A Concert of Democracies: An Analysis of its Relevance in the Context of Emerging Strategic Geometry in the Indo-Pacific Region', presented at The Seventh Oceanic Conference on International Studies, Brisbane, Australia, 04 July 2016 - 06 July 2016, http://www.ocis.org.au/files/pdf/OCIS_Program_v18_interactive.pdf
2016
Sharma A, 2016, 'India’s Energy Needs: Prospects for Australia-India Energy Cooperation', presented at 'Energy and Resource Conference' organized by the University of Western Australia, Australia-India Institute and Australia-India Business Council, Perth, Australia, 17 March 2016 - 17 March 2016, file:///C:/Users/z3346949/Downloads/Invitation%20National%20Energy%20and%20Resources%20Forum%2017%20March%202016%20Perth%20(1).pdf
2016
Sharma A, 2014, 'The World's Largest Democracy at Polls: An Analysis of the Indian General Election 2014', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Waikato Branch, Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand, 10 April 2014
2014
Sharma A, 2014, 'India Votes: An Insight into the Issues and Scenario Ahead in Parliamentary Election 2014', presented at Seminar presentation for Politics and International Relations, The University of Auckland, Auckland , New Zealand, 27 March 2014
2014
Sharma A, 2014, 'India- China Relations in the Context of the Emerging Asian Balance of Power: What Lies Ahead', presented at Sixth Oceanic Conference on International Studies, The University of Melbourne, 09 July 2014 - 11 July 2014
2014
Sharma A, 2014, 'India’s Foreign Policy under Modi-led Government', presented at A seminar presentation for Crawford School of Public Policy and Economics, ASARC, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 16 July 2014, https://crawford.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/4345/indias-foreign-policy-under-narendra-modi-led-government
2014
Sharma A, 2014, 'India MODI-fied: What Does it Mean to India’s Foreign Policy towards the United States?', presented at A seminar presentation for Australia-India Institute, The University of Melbourne, 14 July 2014
2014
Sharma A, 2014, 'India ‘MODI’fied: What Does it mean to India and the World”', presented at A seminar presentation for Politics and International Relations, The University of Auckland and New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Auckland Branch, 05 June 2014, https://cpb-ap-se2.wpmucdn.com/blogs.auckland.ac.nz/dist/e/242/files/2014/05/Talk-on-India-MODI%E2%80%99fied-What-does-it-mean-to-India-and-the-World-5-June-20141.pdf
2014
Sharma A, 2013, 'India-China Relations: Lingering Conflict, Growing Cooperation or Adjusting for Co-existence', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA), Auckland Branch, Auckland, New Zealand, 10 October 2013, https://nziia.blogs.auckland.ac.nz/page/2/
2013
Sharma A, 2013, 'India’s Relationship with Major powers in the Asia-Pacific Region, Its Military Challenges and Current Security Trends', presented at New Zealand Defence Staff College, Trenthem Military Camp, Wellington, 12 September 2013
2013
Sharma A, 2013, 'New Zealand -India Defence Relations: Current Trends and the Future Prospects in the context of Asia-Pacific Security Paradigm', presented at New Zealand Defence Staff College, Trenthem Military Camp, Wellington, 12 September 2013
2013
Sharma A, 2013, 'US Af-Pak Exit, India’s Stakes and the Emerging Dynamics in the Region', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Waikato Branch, Hamilton, New Zealand, 18 July 2013
2013
Sharma A, 2013, 'Changing the Perceptions by Lobbying: The Impact of Indian American Lobbying in the US Foreign Policy towards India', presented at Mid-West Political Science Conference, Chicago, The U.S.A, 11 April 2013 - 12 April 2013
2013
Sharma A, 2012, 'India’s Current Military and Security Challenges: Implications for its International Relations', presented at New Zealand Defence Force Command and Staff College, Wellington, New Zealand, 27 September 2012
2012
Sharma A, 2012, 'The Tectonic Shift in the Global Balance of Power: A US-India Perspective', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA) Wellington Branch, 12 September 2012
2012
Sharma A, 2012, 'India’s Strategic Engagement with the United States and the Emerging Global Order', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Auckland Branch, Auckland, New Zealand, 06 August 2012, https://nziia.blogs.auckland.ac.nz/2012/07/31/indias-strategic-engagement-with-the-united-states-and-the-emerging-global-order/
2012
Sharma A, 2012, 'The India-US Strategic Partnership: From Strange to Engaged Democracies', presented at Seminar presentation for Political Studies Department, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 30 July 2012
2012
Sharma A, 2012, 'Ethnic Lobbying and the US Foreign Policy: An Evaluation of Indian American Lobbying in the US-India Relations', presented at New Zealand Political Science Conference, 06 November 2012 - 08 November 2012
2012
Sharma A, 2011, 'The Politics of Corruption in India: Anna Hazare’s Gandhian Movement', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Waikato University, Hamilton,, Hamilton, New Zealand, 28 September 2011
2011
Sharma A, 2011, 'India's Emergence, the Indo-US Strategic Partnership, and the Asia-Pacific Region', presented at Seminar presentation for the Department of Education, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand, 24 May 2011
2011
Sharma A, 2011, 'India’s Strategic Posture in the Context of Evolving Asia-Pacific Security Paradigm', presented at New Zealand Political Science Association Conference, The University of Otago, Dunedin, 01 December 2011 - 02 December 2011
2011
Sharma A, 2010, 'Indo-US Strategic Partnership in the context of Indian Foreign Policy in the 21st Century', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Waikato Branch and Asia:NZ Foundation, Hamilton, New Zealand, 12 May 2010
2010
Sharma A, 2010, 'An Evaluation of the Indo-US Strategic Partnership: India’s Global Aspiration and Obama Administration', presented at New Zealand Political Science Association Conference, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, 02 December 2010 - 03 December 2010
2010
Sharma A, 2009, 'US Policy and Energy Security Issues in South Asia', presented at Conference organised on US Policy Towards South Asia by Indian Council of Historical Research and Americans Studies Department, School of International Studies (SIS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), JNU, New Delhi, 30 March 2009 - 31 March 2009
2009
Sharma A, 2008, 'Indo-US Strategic Relations”, South Asia Studies Seminar', presented at RSPAS, ANU Seminar Series, ANU, 23 July 2008 - 23 July 2008
2008
Sharma A, 2007, 'Indo-US Strategic Convergence in Post-Cold War Period: From Logjam to Strategic Partnership', presented at Conference on “Indo-US Strategic Convergence” jointly organized by American Studies, SIS, JNU and Shyamlal College, Delhi University, Academic Research Centre, Delhi University, 01 February 2007 - 02 February 2007
2007
Creative Written Works
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Sharma A, 2021, Punching above its weight: Australia joins the great game of 21st century, The Times of India, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/ashoks-statecraft/punching-above-its-weight-australia-joins-the-great-game-of-21st-century/
2021
Sharma A, 2021, Biden’s biggest challenge is to end the US denial mode: American exceptionalism is not working, The Times of India, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/ashoks-statecraft/bidens-biggest-challenge-is-to-end-the-us-denial-mode-american-exceptionalism-is-not-working/
2021
Sharma A, 2021, The First Summit Quad Meeting Reaffirms a Free, Open, and Secure Indo-Pacific, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/the-first-summit-quad-meeting-reaffirms-a-free-open-and-secure-indo-pacific/
2021
Sharma A, 2021, At the Global Climate Summit , President Biden hopes to spur climate action amidst great power geopolitics, The Times of India, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/ashoks-statecraft/at-the-global-climate-summit-president-biden-hopes-to-spur-climate-action-amidst-great-power-geopolitics/
2021
Sharma A, 2021, The first 100 days: President Biden prioritises pandemic, planet and politics in the Indo-Pacific, The Times of India, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/ashoks-statecraft/the-first100-days-president-biden-prioritises-pandemic-planet-and-politics-in-the-indo-pacific/
2021
Sharma A, 2021, Biden and Putin Summit Meeting: Despite Differences, the Two Nuclear Superpowers Seek Common Ground, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/biden-and-putin-summit-meeting-despite-differences-the-two-nuclear-superpowers-seek-common-ground/
2021
Sharma A, 2021, India delivers diplomatically at the UNSC amidst US-China strategic rivalry, CNBCTV18.COM, https://www.cnbctv18.com/views/india-delivers-diplomatically-at-the-unsc-amidst-us-china-strategic-rivalry-10452351.htm
2021
Sharma A, 2021, The tactical Taliban tames the US in its War on Terror in Afghanistan, The Times of India, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/ashoks-statecraft/the-tactical-taliban-tames-the-us-in-its-war-on-terror-in-afghanistan/
2021
Sharma A, 2021, India and Australia Strengthen Their Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Through 2+2 Dialogue, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/india-and-australia-strengthen-their-comprehensive-strategic-partnership-through-22-dialogue/
2021
Sharma A, 2020, Biden-Harris debut US presidential campaign: China, the last trump card for President Trump to triumph in 2020, The Times of India, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/voices/biden-harris-debut-us-presidential-campaign-china-the-last-trump-card-for-president-trump-to-triumph-in-2020/
2020
Sharma A, 2020, Great Power Politics in the Post-COVID-19 World, Australian Outlook, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/great-power-politics-in-the-post-covid-19-world/
2020
Sharma A, 2020, India-China Standoff Ends India’s Hopes for Asian Unity, Australian Outlook, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/india-china-standoff-ends-indias-hopes-for-asian-unity/
2020
Sharma A, 2020, COVID-19: A Black Swan Event in the 2020 US Presidential Election, Australian Outlook, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/covid-19-a-black-swan-event-in-the-2020-us-presidential-election/
2020
Sharma A, 2020, Galwan valley clash unmasks China’s geopolitical intent and India’s delusion with China, The Times of India, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/voices/galwan-valley-clash-unmasks-chinas-geopolitical-intent-and-indias-delusion-with-china/
2020
Sharma A, 2020, President Trump’s Maiden Visit to India: Trade and Defence Top on the Agenda, Australian Outlook, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/president-trumps-maiden-visit-to-india-trade-and-defence-top-on-the-agenda/
2020
Sharma A, 2020, No look back for the India-US strategic partnership: The US has delivered on India-China standoff, The Times of India, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/voices/no-look-back-for-the-india-us-strategic-partnership-the-us-has-delivered-on-india-china-standoff/
2020
Sharma A, 2020, As the race for the 2020 White House intensifies, Republican Trump and Democrat Biden vie for India-American votes, The Times of India, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/voices/as-the-race-for-the-2020-white-house-intensifies-republican-trump-and-democrat-biden-vie-for-india-american-votes/
2020
Jha R; Sharma A, 2020, Reconstructing Pharmaceutical Global Supply Chains after COVID-19, Australian Outlook, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/reconstructing-pharmaceutical-global-supply-chains-after-covid-19/
2020
Sharma A, 2020, Jaswant-Talbatt Talk’ and India-US strategic engagement: A Legacy of Jaswant Singh, the foreign minister at the crucial juncture of India’s international engagement, The Times of India, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/ashoks-statecraft/jaswant-talbatt-talk-and-india-us-strategic-engagement-a-legacy-of-jaswant-singh-the-foreign-minister-at-the-crucial-juncture-of-indias-international-engagement/
2020
Sharma A, 2020, The Third India-US 2+2 Dialogue: Defence, China, and Indo-Pacific Security, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/the-third-india-us-22-dialogue-defence-china-and-indo-pacific-security/
2020
Sharma A, 2020, Kargil War de-hyphenated the US-India relations from Pakistan and pushed India towards Rafale, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/voices/kargil-war-de-hyphenated-the-us-india-relations-from-pakistan-and-pushed-india-towards-rafale/
2020
Sharma A, 2019, Pulwama Terror Attack: India’s Response Escalates, Australian Outlook, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/pulwama-terror-india-escalates/
2019
Sharma A, 2019, In the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Cyber Security and Great Power Politics, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/in-the-age-of-artificial-intelligence-cyber-security-and-great-power-politics/
2019
Sharma A, 2019, India’s Pursuit of Energy Security: Domestic Measures, Foreign Policy and Geopolitics, Live Encounters, https://liveencounters.net/2019-le-mag/12-december-thinkers-2019/dr-ashok-sharma-indias-pursuit-of-energy-security/
2019
Sharma A, 2019, Bali Bombing Mastermind: Unpardonable Pardon, Second Insight, http://www.satp.org/second-sight-volume-1-no-12?fbclid=IwAR18RqttGuP4GLJ2vyVW5iBEiJNLDTb-Y_BarS09IgaCLraRy2knSXaiV14
2019
Sharma A, 2019, India’s General Election 2019: Modi Bets on National Security, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/indias-election-2019-modi-bets-national-security/
2019
Sharma A, 2019, India “Modi-fied” Again: Why and What Next?, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/india-modi-fied-again-why-and-what-next/
2019
Sharma A, 2019, Adani: A Burning Question for Australia-India Relations, Australian Outlook, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/adani-burning-question-australia-india-relations/
2019
Sharma A, 2018, NEw Zealand -India :Tapping the Potential, New Zealand-India Trade Alliance, http://www.ita.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/NZITA-NZIndiaEconomicUpdateOct18.pdf
2018
Sharma A, 2018, Australia poised for enhanced partnership with India, Australia poised for enhanced partnership with India, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/australia-poised-for-enhanced-partnership-with-india/
2018
Sharma A, 2017, Behind Modi: The growing influence of the India lobby, Behind Modi: The growing influence of the India lobby, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/behind-modi-the-growing-influence-of-the-india-lobby-80000
2017
Sharma A, 2017, Trump-Modi meet and the growing influence of the India lobby decoded, Business Standard
2017
Sharma A, 2017, The Indian-American lobby that’s quietly pushing Washington towards New Delhi, QUARTZ India, https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/qz.com/india/1016611/the-indian-american-lobby-thats-quietly-pushing-washington-towards-new-delhi/amp/
2017
Sharma A, 2017, Modi’s Landmark visit to Israel, Modi’s Landmark visit to Israel, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/modis-landmark-visit-to-israel/
2017
Sharma A, 2017, Visas Won’t Derail Modi’s Meeting with Trump, Visas Won’t Derail Modi’s Meeting with Trump, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/h1b-visas-wont-derail-modis-first-meeting-trump/
2017
Sharma A, 2015, What’s behind the new US-India Defense Pact?, What’s behind the new US-India Defense Pact?, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/whats-behind-the-new-us-india-defense-pact-42944
2015
Sharma A, 2015, US and India mark historic day with Obama visit, US and India mark historic day with Obama visit, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/us-and-india-mark-historic-day-with-obama-visit-36546
2015
Sharma A, 2015, PM Modi’s Visit to China Develops Economic Bonhomie, PM Modi’s Visit to China Develops Economic Bonhomie, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/pm-modis-visit-to-china-develops-economic-bonhomie/
2015
Sharma A, 2014, India election: BJP may shift away from no-first-use nuclear policy, India election: BJP may shift away from no-first-use nuclear policy, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/india-election-bjp-may-shift-away-from-no-first-use-nuclear-policy-25660
2014
Sharma A, 2014, Modi's Vision of the India-Australia Relationship: From Periphery to Centre, Modi's Vision of the India-Australia Relationship: From Periphery to Centre, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/resource/modis-vision-of-the-india-australia-relationship-from-periphery-to-centre/
2014
Sharma A, 2014, Why is India still the world’s largest arms importer?, Why is India still the world’s largest arms importer?, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/why-is-india-still-the-worlds-largest-arms-importer-25462
2014
Sharma A, 2014, Despite rhetoric, Russia and US can’t afford another Cold War, Despite rhetoric, Russia and US can’t afford another Cold War, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/despite-rhetoric-russia-and-us-cant-afford-another-cold-war-24551
2014
Sharma A; Wilson C, 2014, Corruption, religion and leadership: India and Indonesia at the polls, Corruption, religion and leadership: India and Indonesia at the polls, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/corruption-religion-and-leadership-india-and-indonesia-at-the-polls-23731
2014
Sharma A, 2014, Modi takes Manhattan in bid to bolster strategic partnership with Obama, Modi takes Manhattan in bid to bolster strategic partnership with Obama, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/modi-takes-manhattan-in-bid-to-bolster-strategic-partnership-with-obama-32178
2014
Sharma A, 2014, Modi takes Manhattan in bid to bolster strategic partnership with Obama, Modi takes Manhattan in bid to bolster strategic partnership with Obama, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/modi-takes-manhattan-in-bid-to-bolster-strategic-partnership-with-obama-32178
2014
Sharma A, 2014, Abbott’s visit to take Australia-India relations beyond cricket, Abbott’s visit to take Australia-India relations beyond cricket, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/abbotts-visit-to-take-australia-india-relations-beyond-cricket-31056
2014
Sharma A, 2014, Pakistan’s failing state is too weak to tackle the Taliban, Pakistan’s failing state is too weak to tackle the Taliban, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/pakistans-failing-state-is-too-weak-to-tackle-the-taliban-27896
2014
Sharma A, 2014, Just who is Narendra Modi, India’s man of the moment?, Just who is Narendra Modi, India’s man of the moment?, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/just-who-is-narendra-modi-indias-man-of-the-moment-26898
2014
Sharma A, 2014, Mr. Putin Goes to India, Mr. Putin Goes to India, Australian Outlook, https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/mr-putin-goes-to-india/
2014
Sharma A, 2014, Foreign policy will be a crucial challenge for the incoming Modi government, Foreign policy will be a crucial challenge for the incoming Modi government, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/foreign-policy-will-be-a-crucial-challenge-for-the-incoming-modi-government-26834
2014
Sharma A, 2014, Obama’s key message in Asia – if China wants a fight, we’ve got your back, Obama’s key message in Asia – if China wants a fight, we’ve got your back, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/obamas-key-message-in-asia-if-china-wants-a-fight-weve-got-your-back-26147
2014
Sharma A, 2013, Boston Bombing: The Challenges Ahead for the US Counterterrorism Policy, Observer Research Foundation, http://www.orfonline.org/research/boston-bombings-the-challenges-ahead-for-the-us-counter-terrorism-policy/
2013
Sharma A, 2010, US Human Rights Policy towards South Asia: An Appraisal, World Focus, http://www.worldfocus.in/magazine/us-and-south-asia/
2010
Sharma A, 2010, Indo-US Strategic Partnership under Obama Administration, World Focus, http://www.worldfocus.in/magazine/emerging-indias-foreign-policy/
2010
Sharma A, 2010, PM Manmohan Singh-President Barack Obama on Indo-US Ties, Defence Watch
2010
Sharma A, 2010, Politics, Accord and A Step Towards Better Tomorrow, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, http://www.ipcs.org/comm_select.php?articleNo=3037
2010
Sharma A, 2009, Obama-Manmohan Dialogue: Emphasis on Strengthening Indo-US counter- terror Cooperation, South Asia Monitor
2009
Sharma A, 2009, President Barack Obama’s 100 Days, Centre for Land Warfare Studies, http://www.claws.in/179/president-barack-obamas-100-days-dr-ashok-sharma.html
2009
Sharma A, 2009, Growing Indo-French Nuclear Bonhomie: Ensuring India's Energy Security, Centre for Land Warfare Studies, http://www.claws.in/164/growing-indo-french-nuclear-bonhomie-ensuring-indias-energy-security-dr-ashok-sharma.html
2009
Sharma A, 2008, Indo-US Ties: An Overview of Emerging Strategic &Defence Cooperation, World Focus
2008
Sharma A, 2008, Benazir's Assassination: Implications for Pakistan's Democracy, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, http://www.ipcs.org/comm_select.php?articleNo=2457
2008
Sharma A, 2008, Benazir Assassinated: More Political Uncertainties, Centre for Land Warfare Studies, http://www.claws.in/21/benazir-assassinated-more-political-uncertainties-dr-ashok-sharma.html
2008
Sharma A, 2008, Combating Terror: Need for Enhancing Indo-US Counterterrorism Cooperation, Centre for Land Warfare Studies, http://www.claws.in/138/combating-terror-need-for-enhancing-indo-us-counterterrorism-cooperation-dr-ashok-sharma.html
2008
Sharma A, 2008, Growing Influence of Indian American Lobbying on Indo-US Relations, World Focus
2008
Sharma A, 2008, Barack Obama's Victory: Implications for Indo-US Ties, Centre for Land warfare Studies, http://www.claws.in/125/barack-obamas-victory-implications-for-indo-us-ties-dr-ashok-sharma.html
2008
Sharma A, 2007, India's Aerospace Command, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, http://www.ipcs.org/comm_select.php?articleNo=2205
2007
Sharma A, 2007, US Elections 2006 and Indo-US Nuclear Deal: An Evaluation, Defence Watch
2007
Sharma A, 2006, Democrat's Victory: Impact on Indo-US Courtship, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, http://www.ipcs.org/comm_select.php?articleNo=2161
2006
Sharma A, 2006, India-Australia Relations: A Deeper Engagement, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, http://www.ipcs.org/comm_select.php?articleNo=1998
2006
Sharma A, 2006, Indo-US Nuclear Deal: Intense Lobbying, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, http://www.ipcs.org/comm_select.php?articleNo=2049
2006
Sharma A, 2006, Aftershocks of North Korean Atomic Explosion, Defence Watch
2006
Sharma A, 2006, India's Soft Power, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, http://www.ipcs.org/comm_select.php?articleNo=1933
2006
Sharma A, 2006, Tackling Terrorism in India: Need for a Strong Policy Framework, Defence Watch
2006
Sharma A, 2006, Indian Americans Lobby for Indo-US Nuclear Deal, Defence Watch
2006
Sharma A, 2006, India-Australia Relations: Positive Engagements, Defence Watch
2006
Sharma A, 2006, Terrorism in India: An Assessment, World Focus
2006
Sharma A, 2005, Bhutan: From Monarchy to Democracy, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, http://www.ipcs.org/comm_select.php?articleNo=1912
2005
Sharma A, 2004, Foreign Policy: A Key Issue in US Elections, Observer Research Foundation
2004
Journal articles
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Sharma A; Blaxland J, 2021, 'Bolstering the Quad beyond military dimensions', East Asia Forum, https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2021/04/30/bolstering-the-quad-beyond-its-military-dimensions/
2021
Sharma A, 2021, 'India–China Border Disputes and Strategic Rivalry in the Indo-Pacific', Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs, pp. 20 - 23, https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/Portals/10/JIPA/IndoPacificPerspectives/June%202021/IPP%20June%202021.pdf
2021
Sharma A, 2021, 'Galwan Valley, Covid and Great Power Politics in the Indo-Pacific', Faultlines, vol. 27, pp. 1 - 25, https://satp.org/faultline?fbclid=IwAR1T3ISFagDesM1ZiOg-br_2cjYA7Kkxw3Yysc-BtozYZnVjTRvdpBvU8yo
2021
Sharma A, 2020, 'The recent deadly India-China border clash', New Zealand International Review, vol. 45, pp. 4 - 7, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=387528554854496;res=IELHSS
2020
Sharma A, 2020, 'Contest for the Indo-Pacific: Why China Won’t Map the Future (Book Review)', Strategic Analysis of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis, vol. 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09700161.2020.1809204
2020
Sharma A, 2019, 'India and Australia towards a Comprehensive Partnership in the Indo-Pacific Region', Diplomatist, vol. 7, pp. 22 - 25, https://view.joomag.com/diplomatist-magazine-diplomatist-march-2019/0889186001552546290?short
2019
Thakur R; Sharma A, 2018, 'India in Australia’s Strategic Framing in the Indo–Pacific', Strategic Analysis, vol. 42, pp. 69 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09700161.2018.1439328
2018
Sharma A, 2018, 'NZ-India Tapping the Potential', NZ-India Economic Update, http://www.ita.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/NZITA-NZIndiaEconomicUpdateOct18.pdf
2018
Sharma A, 2017, 'New Zealand-India Relations: A Step Forward', New Zealand International Review, vol. 42, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=532808257353826;res=IELHSS
2017
Sharma A, 2017, 'Australia-US Security Alliance and the Strategic Geometry in Indo-Pacific Region: An Evaluation', Artha- Journal of Social Sciences, vol. 16, pp. 39 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.12724/ajss.43.3
2017
Sharma A, 2016, 'The US-Australia Security Alliance and Turmoil in the Indo-Pacific Region', Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, http://journal.georgetown.edu/the-u-s-australia-security-alliance-and-turmoil-in-the-indo-pacific-region/
2016
Sharma A; Bing D, 2015, 'India-Israeli Relationship: The Evolving Partnership', Israel Affairs, vol. 21, pp. 620 - 632, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13537121.2015.1076189
2015
Sharma A, 2015, 'The United States and India: A Vital Partnership', Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, https://www.georgetownjournalofinternationalaffairs.org/online-edition/the-united-states-and-india-a-vital-partnership
2015
Sharma A, 2014, 'Australia and India’s Nuclear Deal: A New beginning in the India-Australia Relationship', SAIS Review of International Affairs, https://www.saisreview.org/2014/10/22/australia-and-indias-nuclear-deal-a-new-beginning-in-the-india-australia-relationship/
2014
Sharma A, 2014, 'India Votes: Modi Landslide', New Zealand International Review, vol. 39, https://nz.vlex.com/vid/india-votes-modi-landslide-636314013?_ga=2.222266139.266236154.1541729960-240345376.1541729960
2014
Sharma A, 2014, 'India's Expanding Foreign Policy in the Asia Pacific Region: Implications and Prospects for the India- New Zealand Relationship', Maritime Affairs: Journal of the National Maritime Foundation of India, vol. 10, pp. 54 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09733159.2014.928429
2014
Sharma A, 2014, 'The World’s Largest Democracy at Polls: An Insight into the Indian Parliamentary Election', ”, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, https://www.georgetownjournalofinternationalaffairs.org/online-edition/the-worlds-largest-democracy-is-at-polls-an-insight-into-the-indian-parliamentary-election-2014
2014
Sharma A, 2014, 'India: New Focus, New Opportunities', New Zealand International Review, vol. 39, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=774034814586101;res=IELNZC
2014
Sharma A, 2013, 'Counter-terrorism Cooperation in the Indo-US Strategic Framework', India Quarterly: a journal of international affairs, vol. 68, pp. 315 - 30, https://www.jstor.org/stable/45072567
2013
Sharma A, 2013, 'US-India Defence Industry Collaborations: Trends, Challenges and Prospects,', Maritime Affairs: Journal of the National Maritime Foundation of India, vol. 9, pp. 129 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09733159.2013.798104
2013
Sharma A, 2013, 'Why is the Islamic World Anti- American?', New Zealand International Review, vol. 38, http://www.nziia.org.nz/Portals/285/documents/lists/256/NZIRJanFeb2013.1.pdf
2013
Sharma A, 2013, 'The US-India Strategic Partnership: An Overview of a Defence and Nuclear Courtship', Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, https://www.georgetownjournalofinternationalaffairs.org/online-edition/the-u-s-india-strategic-partnership-an-overview-of-defense-and-nuclear-courtship-by-ashok-sharma
2013
Sharma A, 2012, 'The Enduring Conflict and the Hidden Risk of India-Pakistan War', SAIS Review, vol. 32, pp. 129 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/sais.2012.0009
2012
Sharma A, 2011, 'Indo-US Strategic Ties: Engaging with Strategic Dialogue', New Zealand International Review, vol. 36
2011
Sharma A, 2010, 'The Quadrilateral Initiative: An Evaluation', South Asian Survey, vol. 17, pp. 237 - 253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/097152311201700204
2010
Sharma A, 2009, 'India’s Missile Defence Programme: Threat Perceptions and Technological Evolution', CLAWS Manekshaw Papers,, pp. 1 - 28, https://www.claws.in/publication/indias-missile-defence-programme-threat-perceptions-and-technological-evolution/
2009
Sharma A, 2009, 'Other Indians: A Political and Cultural History of South Asians in America (Book Review)', Diaspora Studies, vol. 2, pp. 109 - 113, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09739572.2009.10597331
2009
Sharma A, 2008, 'Indo-US Strategic Convergence: An Overview of Military and Defence Cooperation', CLAWS Manekshaw Papers, pp. 1 - 36, https://www.claws.in/publication/indo-us-strategic-convergence-an-overview-of-defence-and-military-cooperation-2/
2008
Sharma A, 2007, 'US Defence Industry Trends', Air Power: Journal of Air & Space Power Studies, vol. 4, pp. 133 - 156, http://capsindia.org/files/documents/fb88b9a9-71e8-4d51-b06a-3ae81c75ad88.pdf
2007
Sharma A, 2007, 'India and Energy Security', Asian Affairs, vol. 38, pp. 158 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03068370701349110
2007
Sharma A, 2006, 'Indo-US Nuclear Deal: An Evaluation', Journal of International Affairs, vol. 9, pp. 13 - 30
2006
Reports
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Sharma A, 2020, “COVID-19 and Australia: Containment Strategy, Impact on Economy and Geopolitics, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science (ISC), Bengaluru, India
2020
Sharma A, 2017, Australia-India Energy and Resource Forum: Challenges and Prospects for Collaboration
2017
Sharma A, 2016, Australia-India Automotive Industry: Exploring the Opportunities for Collaboration, Melbourne. Australia
2016
Sharma A, 2016, Australia-India Relations: Trends and the Prospects for a Comprehensive Economic Relationship, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics Crawford School of Public Policy ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, Canberra, Australia, ASARC Working Paper, 2016/02, https://acde.crawford.anu.edu.au/publication/asarc-working-papers/7652/australia-india-relations-trends-and-prospects-comprehensive
2016
Working Papers
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Jha R; Sharma A, 2020, “India’s Pharmaceutical Industry: Global Supply Chain and Governance in the Post- COVID-19 World”, Crawford School of Public Policy ANU College of Asia & Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, JEL Codes: I15, I18, L60, L65 : Vol. 2020/01, http://dx.doi.org, https://acde.crawford.anu.edu.au/sites/default/files/publication/acde_crawford_anu_edu_au/2020-06/wp2020-01_covid_19_indias_pharma_industry_global_supply_chain_governance34437.pdf
2020
Sharma A, 2016, Australia-India Relations: Trends and the Prospects for a Comprehensive Economic Relationship,, ASARC Working Paper, Crawford School of Public Policy ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University, Australia, JEL Classification Code: F23, F5; Vol: 2016/02, http://dx.doi.org, https://acde.crawford.anu.edu.au/sites/default/files/publication/acde_crawford_anu_edu_au/2016-09/asarc_wp_2016-02_sharma.pdf
2016
Other
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Sharma A, 2006, “Relook those rigidities “, Business Standard, Book Review of • “Caste, Hierarchy and Individualism: Indian Critiques ofLlouis Dumont’s Work,” edited by R.S. Khare, Oxford University Press, https://wap.business-standard.com/article/beyond-business/relook-those-rigidities-106032701049_1.html
2006
Sharma A, 2006, “Integration via Pragmatism’“,, Business Standard, Book Review of “EU after Enlargement,” by Jean-Joseph Boillot, Academic Foundation, https://wap.business-standard.com/article/bs/integration-via-pragmatism-106030901124_1.html?srchKey=4oCiCSDigJxFVSBhZnRlciBFbmxhcmdlbWVudCzigJ0gYnkgSmVhbi1Kb3NlcGggQm9pbGxvdCwgQWNhZGVtaWMgRm91bmRhdGlvbg==
2006
Sharma A, 2006, “Sustainable Progress “,, Business Standard, Book Review of “Constitutional Questions & Citizen’s Rights” by A.G. Noorani, Oxford University, https://wap.business-standard.com/article/bs/sustainable-progress-106022001059_1.html?srchKey=Q29uc3RpdHV0aW9uYWwgUXVlc3Rpb25zICYgQ2l0aXplbuKAmXMgUmlnaHRzLOKAnSBieSBBLkcuIE5vb3JhbmksIE94Zm9yZCBVbml2ZXJzaXR5IA==
2006
Sharma A, 2006, “Not exactly a Vulcan Pinch”,, Business Standard, Book Review of • “Impossible Allies: Nuclear India, United States and the Global Order” by C Raja Mohan, India Research Press, https://wap.business-standard.com/article/bs/not-exactly-a-vulcan-pinch-106061601141_1.html?srchKey=Tm90IGV4YWN0bHkgYSBWdWxjYW4gUGluY2jigJ0=
2006
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Sub Theme
lensAsia-Pacific Development & Security