A. S. Dulat (is a former special director of the Intelligence Bureau and former chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) from 1999 to 2000. After retirement he was appointed as advisor on Kashmir in the Prime Minister’s Office and served there from January 2000 to May 2004.
In 2015, he came to the center-stage of a lot of media speculation on account of his book Kashmir: The Vajpayee Years.
In 2018, he co-authored The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace with Asad Durrani, former head of the Inter-Services Intelligence.
Dulat is a member of the National Security Advisory Board. He is regarded as one of India’s leading experts on Jammu and Kashmir.