Smruti S. Pattanaik

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  • Smruti S. Pattanaik is Research Fellow at the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. Click here for detailed profile

    Turmoil in Myanmar

    November 23, 2022

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr Smruti S. Pattanaik’s column ‘Turmoil in Myanmar’ has been published in ‘The Kathmandu Post’ on 23 November 2022.

    Political fragmentation will make it difficult for the country to hold together, says Dr Pattanaik.

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    More Like a Shot in the Arm

    November 09, 2022

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr Smruti S. Pattanaik’s article on the assassination attempt on former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, titled ‘More like a shot in the arm’ has been published in ‘The Kathmandu Post’ on 09 November 2022.

    The assassination attempt on Imran Khan is likely to make his political fortunes soar, says Dr Pattanaik.

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    Prioritising Connectivity: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Visit to India

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit underlines the fact that India and Bangladesh are successfully leveraging their geographical location to advance mutually beneficial economic ties.

    October 14, 2022

    India-China Geo-Economic Contest for Influence in Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives’

    September 09, 2022

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr Smruti Pattanaik’s chapter ‘The India-China Geo-Economic Contest for Influence in Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives’ has been published in Bhumitra Chakma & Xiudian Dai edited ‘The Belt and Road Initiative and the Politics of Connectivity: Sino-Indian Rivalry in the 21st Century’, Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.

    Taking the Next Step

    September 09, 2022

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr Smruti S. Pattanaik’s article ‘Taking the next step: Moving ahead with India-Bangladesh defense cooperation’ has been published in Dhaka Tribune on 09 September 2022.

    As close neighbours and partners, defense cooperation in the context of larger security cooperation will only give a boost to the excellent bilateral relations that India and Bangladesh share, says Dr Pattanaik.

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    Sri Lanka Crisis: Why is Saarc Missing in Action?

    July 24, 2022

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr Smruti S. Pattanaik’s article, ‘Sri Lanka Crisis: Why is Saarc Missing in Action?’ has been published in ‘The Daily Star’ on 24 July 2022.

    If Saarc as an organisation and its food bank cannot extend help to Sri Lanka, which is a member state, it will only illustrate that the regional spirit is dead – a body without a soul, says Dr Pattanaik.

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    Sri Lankan Economic Crisis and Rise of Left Politics: Implications for India

    Though the Janatha aragalaya (people’s struggle) against the Rajapaksas was spontaneous, the role of the Left organisations in galvanising this into a movement that ousted the Rajapaksa family is an important landmark in Left politics.

    July 21, 2022

    India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ Policy: The Primacy of Geoeconomics

    July 15, 2022

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr Smruti S. Pattanaik’s article “India’s ‘neighbourhood first’ policy: the primacy of geoeconomics” has been published online in the Roundtable Journal 111(3), on 15 July 2022.

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    Is It Sri Lanka’s ‘Arab Spring’ Moment?

    July 12, 2022

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr Smruti S. Pattanaik’s article, ‘Is It Sri Lanka’s ‘Arab Spring’ Moment?’ has been published in Bangladesh daily ‘The Daily Star’ on 12 July 2022.

    South Asia has seen many instances of popular uprising against authoritarian and unpopular regimes; however, the Sri Lankan situation remains unparalleled in recent history as it was the economic crisis that underpinned what many describe as the Bastille moment, or its "Arab Spring," that jostled a political awakening, says Dr Pattanaik.

    आज दुनिया के लिए सबक है श्रीलंका

    July 10, 2022

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr Smruti S. Pattanaik’s opinion piece ‘आज दुनिया के लिए सबक है श्रीलंका’ has been published in Hindi daily ‘Hindustan’ on 10 July 2022.
    Dr Pattanaik analyses the Sri Lanka crisis in the article.

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