Pravin Sawhney started FORCE in August 2003 along with Ghazala Wahab. Before starting FORCE, Pravin was the South Asia correspondent based in New Delhi with Jane’s International Defence Review, Jane’s Information Group, Surrey (UK) for six years. Taking premature retirement from the Indian Army (artillery), Pravin started his journalistic career with Business and Political Observer newspaper from where he moved on to the Times of India and Indian Express newspapers, finally leaving defence reporting in 1996 as defence editor, The Asian Age. He has co-authored Dragon on our Doorstep: Managing China Through Military Power with Ghazala Wahab. He is the author of The Defence Makeover: Ten Myths That Shape India’s Image and Operation Parakram: The War Unfinished, a widely circulated monograph. He has also co authored Ballistic Missile Imperatives Between India And Pakistan with Pakistani scholar Nazir Kamal at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, US. Pravin writes on strategic, defence and foreign policy issues. He also writes a monthly column, Bottomline in FORCE.