Preeti Lourdes John is a former Associate Editor (International Security) at Fair Observer. She is currently an Editorial and Production Editor at the Economist Intelligence Unit. Previously, she has worked as a political and security researcher with Orkash Services and Observer Research Foundation. She has also worked extensively in the print media as an editor and correspondent. John holds a Master’s in International Relations from the University of Bristol, and also received a Master’s and Bachelor’s in Journalism. Her areas of interest include South Asia, the foreign and domestic policies of India, Indo-US relations, and US security and foreign policies.