Select Publications


Sharma A, 2019, India’s Pursuit of Energy Security: Domestic Measures, Foreign Policy and Geopolitics (New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2019) Pp.440, Sage Publications,

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,

Book Chapters

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,

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,

Sharma A, 2014, 'India and Energy Security', in Sovacool B (ed.), Energy Security: Six Volume Set, Sage Publications, London,

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

Sharma A, 2007, 'American Counter-terrorism Measures: An Appraisal', in Transnational Terrorism: Perspectives on Motives, Measures & Impacts, Reference Press, New Delhi, pp. 266 - 292

Journal articles

Sharma A, 2021, 'Galwan Valley, Covid and Great Power Politics in the Indo-Pacific', Faultlines, vol. 27, pp. 1 - 25,

Sharma A, 2021, 'India–China Border Disputes and Strategic Rivalry in the Indo-Pacific', Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs, pp. 20 - 23,

Sharma A; Blaxland J, 2021, 'Bolstering the Quad beyond military dimensions', East Asia Forum,

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,

Sharma A, 2020, 'The recent deadly India-China border clash', New Zealand International Review, vol. 45, pp. 4 - 7,;dn=387528554854496;res=IELHSS

Sharma A, 2019, 'India and Australia towards a Comprehensive Partnership in the Indo-Pacific Region', Diplomatist, vol. 7, pp. 22 - 25,

Thakur R; Sharma A, 2018, 'India in Australia’s Strategic Framing in the Indo–Pacific', Strategic Analysis, vol. 42, pp. 69 - 83,

Sharma A, 2018, 'NZ-India Tapping the Potential', NZ-India Economic Update,

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,

Sharma A, 2017, 'New Zealand-India Relations: A Step Forward', New Zealand International Review, vol. 42,;dn=532808257353826;res=IELHSS

Sharma A, 2016, 'The US-Australia Security Alliance and Turmoil in the Indo-Pacific Region', Georgetown Journal of International Affairs,

Sharma A, 2015, 'The United States and India: A Vital Partnership', Georgetown Journal of International Affairs,

Sharma A; Bing D, 2015, 'India-Israeli Relationship: The Evolving Partnership', Israel Affairs, vol. 21, pp. 620 - 632,

Sharma A, 2014, 'Australia and India’s Nuclear Deal: A New beginning in the India-Australia Relationship', SAIS Review of International Affairs,

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,

Sharma A, 2014, 'The World’s Largest Democracy at Polls: An Insight into the Indian Parliamentary Election', ”, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs,

Sharma A, 2014, 'India Votes: Modi Landslide', New Zealand International Review, vol. 39,

Sharma A, 2014, 'India: New Focus, New Opportunities', New Zealand International Review, vol. 39,;dn=774034814586101;res=IELNZC

Sharma A, 2013, 'The US-India Strategic Partnership: An Overview of a Defence and Nuclear Courtship', Georgetown Journal of International Affairs,

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,

Sharma A, 2013, 'Counter-terrorism Cooperation in the Indo-US Strategic Framework', India Quarterly: a journal of international affairs, vol. 68, pp. 315 - 30,

Sharma A, 2013, 'Why is the Islamic World Anti- American?', New Zealand International Review, vol. 38,

Sharma A, 2012, 'The Enduring Conflict and the Hidden Risk of India-Pakistan War', SAIS Review, vol. 32, pp. 129 - 142,

Sharma A, 2011, 'Indo-US Strategic Ties: Engaging with Strategic Dialogue', New Zealand International Review, vol. 36

Sharma A, 2010, 'The Quadrilateral Initiative: An Evaluation', South Asian Survey, vol. 17, pp. 237 - 253,

Sharma A, 2009, 'India’s Missile Defence Programme: Threat Perceptions and Technological Evolution', CLAWS Manekshaw Papers,, pp. 1 - 28,

Sharma A, 2009, 'Other Indians: A Political and Cultural History of South Asians in America (Book Review)', Diaspora Studies, vol. 2, pp. 109 - 113,

Sharma A, 2008, 'Indo-US Strategic Convergence: An Overview of Military and Defence Cooperation', CLAWS Manekshaw Papers, pp. 1 - 36,

Sharma A, 2007, 'US Defence Industry Trends', Air Power: Journal of Air & Space Power Studies, vol. 4, pp. 133 - 156,

Sharma A, 2007, 'India and Energy Security', Asian Affairs, vol. 38, pp. 158 - 172,

Sharma A, 2006, 'Indo-US Nuclear Deal: An Evaluation', Journal of International Affairs, vol. 9, pp. 13 - 30

Conference Presentations

Sharma A, 2022, 'India in the Indo-Pacific: A Realist insight in the emerging US-China-India Great Power Politics', presented at JNU Alumni Talk Series, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 14 May 2022

Sharma A, 2022, 'India and the Indo-Pacific: Strategic Challenges and Strategic Moves', presented at Distinguished Public Lecture Series, Centre for Human Security Studies ( CHSS), Hyderabad, 05 May 2022

Sharma A, 2022, 'The Quad, India and the Indo-Pacific: Unlocking the Complexities and the Prospects Ahead', presented at Nehru Museum and Memorial Library Public Lecture Series, New Delhi, 04 May 2022

Sharma A, 2022, 'Indo-Pacific Strategy and Security: India’s strategic partnerships with the US and Australia', presented at A two-day International Conference on "Democracy, Globalization, and International Peace in an Open World: A Multi-disciplinary Perspective" organized by the Karnataka Political Science Association (KAPSA) and the Department of Political Science, St. Joseph College, Banglore,, 12 April 2022 - 13 April 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

Back to profile page