Prashanth Parameswaran is a senior editor at The Diplomat magazine based in Washington, D.C., where he produces analysis on Southeast Asian political and security issues, Asian defense affairs, and U.S. foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific. Previously, he worked on Asian security issues at several think tanks in Washington, D.C. and in Southeast Asia. Parameswaran’s commentary and analysis on politics and security issues in the Asia-Pacific has been widely featured or cited in several leading regional and international publications including The Straits Times, Foreign Policy, and The Financial Times. He has also authored policy reports, journal articles, and book chapters on Asian security trends, participated frequently in key regional forums and dialogues, and consulted for governments and companies. Parameswaran holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where he is also currently completing a doctoral degree.