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Anand Kumar

Associate Fellow
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Joined IDSA

September 2007


Bangladesh: Political and Economic Issues; Northeast Insurgency; Regional Organisations: SAARC, BIMSTEC.


PhD, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Current Project

Terrorism Challenges in Bangladesh


Before joining the Institute, he was Research Fellow at South Asia Analysis Group and worked on themes related to Bangladesh, Northeast India, SAARC and BIMSTEC. He had also worked as Research Associate at the Institute for Conflict Management on issues related to Bangladesh and Bhutan. Prior to this, he was associated for two years with the project on "India's National Security: Annual Review".

Select Publications

  • "SAARC-Waiting for Transformation," South Asia Analysis Group, Paper no. 2190, March 31, 2007 at
  • "Changing Dynamics of Indo-Bangladesh Economic Relations," South Asia Analysis Group, Paper no. 1992, October 16, 2006 at
  • "The ULFA Business," South Asia Analysis Group, Paper no. 1429, June 14, 2005 at
  • "Bangladesh is weak link in war on terror," The Straits Times (Singapore), December 15, 2003.
  • "Indo-Bangladesh Relations," Himalayan and Central Asian Studies (New Delhi), Volume 7, Nos. 3-4, July-December 2003, pp. 29-40.

Other Publications