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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,

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, 2022, 'The COVID-19 Pandemic and BRICS Response: Cooperation, Constrains and Geopolitics', in Kumar R; Mehra MK; Raman VG; Sundriyal M (ed.), Locating BRICS in the Global Order: Perspectives from the Global South, Taylor & Francis Group, Routledge, London,

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, 2023, 'No stopping in tightening India-Australia ties', New Zealand International Review, 48, pp. 13 - 16,

Sharma A, 2021, 'Galwan Valley, Covid and Great Power Politics in the Indo-Pacific', Faultlines, 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, 44,

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

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

Thakur R; Sharma A, 2018, 'India in Australia’s Strategic Framing in the Indo–Pacific', Strategic Analysis, 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, 16, pp. 39 - 60,

Sharma A, 2017, 'New Zealand-India Relations: A Step Forward', New Zealand International Review, 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, 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, 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, 39,

Sharma A, 2014, 'India: New Focus, New Opportunities', New Zealand International Review, 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, 9, pp. 129 - 147,

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

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

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

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

Sharma A, 2010, 'The Quadrilateral Initiative: An Evaluation', South Asian Survey, 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, 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, 4, pp. 133 - 156,

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

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

Conference Presentations

Sharma A, 2023, 'Indo-Pacific Demography and Geopolitics', presented at Special Operations Basic Course and Special Operation Advanced Course, Australian Defence Force Academy,, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 28 November 2023

Sharma A, 2023, 'Clubs and Negotiations: NATO, Russia and India', presented at National Security Development Programme, National Security College, The Australian National University, Canberra, 20 February 2023

Sharma A, 2022, 'India and Australia towards a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership: The Re-emergence of the Quad and Strategic Challenges in the Indo-Pacific', presented at Special Operation Command Conference, Holsworthy Barracks, Sydney, Australia, 14 November 2022

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

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