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  • Anit Mukherjee

    Archive data: Person was Research Fellow at IDSA from October 2010 to July 2012

    Joined IDSA

    Oct 2010


    Civil-military relations, counterinsurgency and India's Foreign and Security Policies.


    Ph.D, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University

    Current Project

    Civil-military relations in India


    Anit’s dissertation focused on civil-military relations in India. He earned his M.A. at SAIS concentrating in South Asia Studies and Strategic Studies. While at University he has conducted research projects at the United Service Institute of India (USI) and the Brookings Institution. Most recently he worked at RAND as a Summer Associate. Prior to joining SAIS, he was a Major in the Indian Army and served in numerous command and staff appointments. He has published in the New York Times, India Review, Wall Street Journal (Asia) and Indian Express, among others. He is an alumnus of National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla.

    Select Publications

    • "Failing to Deliver: Post-Crises Defence Reforms in India, 1998-2010", IDSA Occasional Paper, March 2011.
    • “Brand New Day or Back to the Future? The Dynamics of India-Pakistan Relations,” India Review, Vol. 8, No.4, 2009.
    • “India’s Experience with Insurgency and Counterinsurgency,” in Sumit Ganguly, Andrew Scobell and Joseph Liow (eds.), Handbook of Asian Security Studies (Routledge Publications, 2009)
    • “Absent Dialogue,” Seminar, July 2009
    • “A Media Strategy for the Army,” Army War College Journal (India), March 2003

    Publications at IDSA