Dr. Sangat Singh (b. 1932 actually June 30, 1931) did M.A. in History (1953), and Ph.D. (1964), from Punjab University. Dr. Singh was a member of policy planning think tank in the Indian foreign office. He was an alternate member of the Joint Intelligence Committee, the supreme policy planning body of the Government of India, for two years each in early and late 1970s. In between, for three years, he was Director, strategic studies, in India’s Defence Ministry. Dr. Singh joined Ministry of External Affairs in early 1960s following Nehru’s China war, as a Sinologist specializing in guerrilla warfare. This was shortly overtaken by this numerous, high profile stints as an analyst of Pakistan, and a significant one on Iran. He spent his last decade in the foreign office dealing, inter alia, with disinformation. He was known for his incisive analysis. Dr. Singh is a keen observer of contemporary events and gained a rare insight into the ongoing developments in Punjab. Dr. Singh has widely travelled in all parts of the world. He already has half a dozen works to his credit.