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Deepak Tripathi
Worked at Indian Institute of Management Indore
Attended Roehampton University
Lived in United Kingdom
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The future of Iraq: the plot thickens!
Deepak Tripathi is a writer with a particular reference to South Asia, the Middle East, the Cold War and America in the world. He is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
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Interview on 89.3FM Chicago Sound Experiment on September 28, 2013
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Press TV Analysis on HRW Report "Getting Away with Torture" (July 13, 2011)
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The Middle East today in historical context.
History has the answer for the turbulent Middle East of today.
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Historian
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Lecturing, writing, consulting
Employment
  • Indian Institute of Management Indore
    Visiting Professor, 2014
    Visiting Professor of International Relations
  • BBC
    Broadcast Journalist, 1977 - 2000
    Correspondent, commentator, editor
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United Kingdom - United States of America - India - Afghanistan
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Historian of South Asia, the Middle East, the Cold War and America in the world.
Introduction
Deepak Tripathi, PhD, FRHistS, FRAS, is a British historian of South Asia, the Middle East, the Cold War and America in the post-Soviet world. Currently he is an honorary research fellow in social sciences at the University of Roehampton. Earlier in a long career as a journalist (1974-2000), mostly in the BBC, he was a foreign correspondent, commentator and editor. In the 1990s, he set up the BBC bureau in Kabul and was resident correspondent in Afghanistan; he also reported from Pakistan, Syria, Sri Lanka and India. 

Tripathi is the author of a number of books, including a trilogy encompassing Imperial Designs: War, Humiliation and the Making of History (2013), Breeding Ground: Afghanistan and the Origins of Islamist Terrorism (2011) and Overcoming the Bush Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan (2010). His articles have appeared in publications such as The Economist and the Daily Telegraph of London, and he has written for a broad range of publications, among them Al Jazeera, Al-Ahram, CounterPunch, History News Network of George Mason University, Middle East Eye and ZNet. In the 1970s, he worked for the federal government in Washington.  

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Education
  • Roehampton University
    PhD, 2012
    Thesis: A Critical Study of the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars: Interests, Motives, Actions and the Makings of a Culture of Violence. Supervisor Professor Martin Shaw
  • University of Sussex
    Research, Cold War Archives, 2002 - 2007
    Researcher of Cold War archives
  • Edinburgh Business School
    PGDBA, 2002
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University
    Postgraduate, 1973 - 1974
    School of International Studies
  • Christian College, Indore
    Pol, Eco, Soc, Eng, 1973
  • Sardar Patel University
    Biology, Chemistry, Physics, 1968 - 1970
    Bachelor of Science
  • Aligarh Muslim University
    Pre-University, 1966 - 1967
    Science
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