Jaideep Saikia is a South Asian security and terrorism expert. He is also the author of the book Terror Sans Frontiers: Islamist Militancy in North East India, which in the words of South Asia observer, Stephen Philip Cohen, is "One of the most important books on the question of insurgency yet to appear..." Jaideep Saikia also is a regular commentator on the ULFA, Bangladesh and Islamist extremism in South Asia, with numerous papers and books on the subject, which he has either edited or written. His most recent edited anthology, "Frontier in Flames: North East India in Turmoil" is a collection of essays by experts on the region. The anthology was released in New Delhi by the celebrated columnist B G Verghese in February 2008. He also lectures on the subject of his expertise in various forums, and is consulted by various government agencies, NGOs and Think Tanks.