The book comprises commentaries authored by Firdaus Ahmed covering the ‘interesting times’ which India and the region have been through since South Asia acquired a nuclear backdrop. The author’s observations from his ring side seat in the region cover all dimensions of security – from internal security to nuclear war. The book offers an alternative – liberal – perspective on security. It would be of interest to students, researchers, policy wonks and attentive public. The book is a contribution to the peace discourse in the region.