Debasis Dash is an asianalsyt based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has an interdisciplinary academic background both in engineering and defense studies. His research focuses on security architecture and military affairs in the IndoPacific region. He has worked both at thinktanks and commercial market intelligence firms operating in the field of aerospace and defense technologies. His views and writings have featured in Radio Free Asia (United States), Strategy Bridge (United States), Centre for Land Warfare Studies (India) and Global is-Asian (Singapore). He is the founder of SAFPO (Strategic Affairs and Foreign Policy Observer) and reports his analysis from ground zero.