Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan

Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan

Centre for Security, Strategy and Technology, Observer Research Foundation

Rajeswari (Raji) Pillai Rajagopalan is the director of the Centre for Security, Strategy and Technology at the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi. Dr Rajagopalan was technical advisor to the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts on Prevention of Arms Race in Outer Space (PAROS) from July 2018 to July 2019. She was also a non-resident Indo-Pacific fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre from April to December 2020. As a senior Asia defense writer for The Diplomat, she writes a weekly column on Asian strategic issues.

Articles by Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan


India Changing Tack on Space Policy

Thursday, March 29, 2018

India steps up its space policy, shifting its position on militarization. Without adequate global governance, this could extend geopolitical tensions to outer space.


The Quest for Outer Space Norms: Legal vs Political

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Proponents of transparency and confidence-building measures led by the US need to meet halfway with China and Russia.