You are here

  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Email
  • Whatsapp
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • Shanthie Mariet D'Souza

    Associate Fellow
    +91 11 2671 7983
    Archive data: Person was Associate Fellow at IDSA

    Joined IDSA

    March 2006


    United States Counter Terrorism policy towards Afghanistan, Pakistan, India; Terrorism; Non State Armed Groups; Conflict Management; International Relations Theory; Afghan Insurgency and the Counter Insurgency campaign.


    PhD in International Relations, American Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

    Current Project

    United States Counter terrorism Objectives in South Asia: Implications for India


    Visiting Fulbright Scholar at South Asia Studies, The Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC (2005-2006). She has been a Research Associate at Database & Documentation Centre of the Institute for Conflict Management, Guwahati, Assam and Editorial Assistant at the United Service Institution of India, New Delhi. She has conducted field studies in the United States, Canada, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Jammu and Kashmir and India's North East.

    Select Publications

    • Taking Stock of the Afghan Conflict: External-Internal Dimensions in Saving Afghanistan, Co-editor (New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2009)
    • Afghanistan: Tipping Point in D. Suba Chandran & P.R. Chari (eds.) Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2008: Growing Violence (New Delhi: Routledge, 2009)
    • Afghanistan in South Asia: Regional Cooperation or Competition? South Asian Survey, Vol. 16, No. 1, 23-42, 2009.
    • Role of Media in Counter terrorism: A case study of Mumbai, Policy Brief, National Defence University Press, Washington DC, July 2009.
    • Mumbai Terrorist Attacks and Indo-Pakistan Relations, Agni, Studies in International Strategic Issues, 12 (1), New Delhi, January-March 2009.
    • Terror in Mumbai, Special Report, Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008, pp 192-93.
    • Securing India’s interest in Afghanistan, The Hindu (New Delhi), Oct 23, 2009.

    Other Publications