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Mathew Sinu Simon

Research Assistant
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Areas of Interest

International Organizations, European Union Studies, Politics of Diaspora and Development, Hinterland Terrorism, Internal Security, Study of Maoist outfits and its operations


Phd, Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad, Telangana


He completed his doctoral thesis on India and Supranational Organizations: A Case study of India and European Union (EU) relations (1995-2010). He has done his MPhil on Indian expatriates and problems of migration: A Case study of Kerala Emigrant Associations in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He studied for his Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Hyderabad. Prior to joining IDSA, he was legislative assistant to a parliamentarian.


  1. India and EU counterterrorism cooperation: potentialities and challenges, Indian Defense review, May 12, 2016
  2. India and EU ties: Stuck in Bureaucratic Quagmire, South Asia Monitor, May 6, 2016.
  3. Perception matters against Left Wing Extremism, IDSA Comment, May 30, 2016.
  4. Brexit: Does it matter for India?, IDSA Comment, June 17, 2016

Publication at IDSA