He previously ran international coverage at Newsweek in New York, during which time the magazine won over 50 awards for its foreign reporting, and worked as a writer at TIME in Hong Kong.
His first book, "Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition" reveals in searing detail how the traumatic birth of India and Pakistan in 1947 carved out a rift that continues to roil South Asia to this day.
A third man, Roy Cottee, 66, of Rainham, received 12 months after being found guilty of the same charge.
Judge Beech attacked the fraudsters for selling fake goods, saying: 'When a golfer purchases a club bearing a brand name, they are paying for years of research and development.
The expectation is that the clubs will help them improve their game and certainly not make it worse.' Bellchambers was jailed for four years and three months and his bookkeeper Keith Thomas, 49, of Raingham, 16 months after they admitting conspiracy to sell or distribute fake goods.
But when an Essex pensioner complained about the quality of her purchase she helped unravel the auction site's biggest ever fraud.
The clubs were fakes, produced in a Chinese factory in a scam masterminded from Essex by Gary Bellchambers, 46.
The vicious Hindu-Muslim riots that broke out after the British withdrawal -- and the series of intrigues, misunderstandings and miscalculations that followed in ensuing months -- would lock the two nations into a fratricidal rivalry that has barely ebbed even now, nearly 70 years later.
MORE ABOUT THE AUTHOR Veteran journalist and author Nisid Hajari oversees Bloomberg View, the opinion section of Bloomberg News, across Asia.
Please join us for a talk by Nisid Hajari about his critically acclaimed book "Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition".
Since independence in August 1947, Pakistani strategists have been obsessed by the threat supposedly posed by larger, more powerful India.
Following the launch of Operation Augusta - named after the U. golf course - an international network was uncovered.