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Ghazala Wahab

Ghazala Wahab is the author of the bestselling and award-winning book “Born a Muslim: Some Truths About Islam in India” (March 2021). The book won two Book of the Year (nonfiction) awards, Tata Lit Live and AttaGalatta. She is the co-author of “Dragon on Our Doorstep: Managing China Through Military Power” (co-authored with Pravin Sawhney). She has also contributed a chapter on the changing profile of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir for the book “Operation Parakram: The War Unfinished,” authored by Pravin Sawhney and Lt. Gen. V.K. Sood.

She started FORCE in August 2003 with Pravin Sawhney. Apart from writing on issues such as homeland security, terrorism, Jammu and Kashmir, left-wing extremism, and religious extremism, she produces the magazine every month. She also writes a regular column, First Person, in FORCE. Before starting FORCE, she worked as a principal correspondent in the Delhi bureau (features) of The Telegraph. She started her career in journalism with The Asian Age in 1994. She posts regularly on the X platform @ghazalawahab.