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Reshmi Kazi

Associate Fellow
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Archive data: Person was Associate Fellow at IDSA

Joined IDSA

September 2007


India's nuclear weapon policy, nuclear non-proliferation studies, nuclear security, nuclear terrorism and global nuclear disarmament.  Also follow issues related to bio-terrorism and chemical terrorism and have written and published on these issues.


Doctorate Degree from the Disarmament Division, Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament (CIPOD), School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Current Project

Assessing the Standards of Nuclear Security: A Critical Evaluation


Doctoral thesis is on Evolution of India's Nuclear Doctrine: A Study of Political, Economic and Technological Dimensions. Earlier worked as a Research Fellow in the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi. During this period she worked on a project titled Weapons of Mass Destruction in South Asia, which was funded by the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). In IDSA published a monograph titled “Nuclear Terrorism: The New Terror of the 21st Century

Additionally, research agenda includes the following

  • issues relating to nuclear testing and nuclear non-proliferation issues particularly with reference to the NPT Review Conferences
  • published and made presentations including a paper - Nuclear Terrorism and UN Resolution 1540: A South Asian Perspective at the Conference on "Resolution 1540: At a Crossroads" held in the UN Headquarters in New York in October 2009
  • been part of the IDSA Working Group on the Seventh Review Conference on Biological Weapons Convention held in Geneva in December 2011
  • Completed a course on combating weapons of mass destruction in the Near East South Asia Centre, Washington in October 2013
  • Alumni from the National Defence University, Washington, DC
  • Write regularly for Stimson Center at the Generation Why website as part of Track II diplomacy between India and Pakistan
  • Currently a Visiting Fellow for the South Asia programme in the Stimson Center, Washington DC
  • Aim is to research and publish on critical areas pertaining to nuclear issues that can contribute to future policy making

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