Dhruva Jaishankar is Fellow for Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution India Center in New Delhi. His areas of expertise include India's foreign relations, Asia-Pacific security, U.S. foreign policy, international politics in theory and practice, and technology and societies. His recent research has focused on India-Japan security relations, Internet freedom in South and Southeast Asia, resilience and power in international politics, and India's intelligence history.
Jaishankar has contributed to numerous publications and broadcast programs in the United States, Asia, and Europe. He has written articles, in print, for The Business Standard, The Economic Times, The Globe & Mail, The Hindu, India Today, The Indian Express, Politico, The Times of India, The Straits Times, and Survival, and online for The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, The National Interest, The New York Times, and U.S. News and World Report. He has also been interviewed or cited by the BBC, Bloomberg, CCTV, CNBC, Channel News Asia, The Financial Times, NDTV, The New York Times, PBS, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.
Jaishankar was a Transatlantic Fellow with the German Marshall Fund (GMF) in Washington from 2012 until 2016. In that capacity, he managed the India Trilateral Forum, a regular policy dialogue involving participants from India, Europe, and the United States. Prior to that he was program officer for Asia with GMF. He previously worked as a research assistant at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC and as a news writer and reporter for CNN-IBN television in New Delhi. In 2005-2006, he was a Brent Scowcroft Award Fellow with the Aspen Strategy Group. In 2015-2016, he was a Visiting Fellow with the South Asia Programme of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
Jaishankar is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and in 2013 was selected as an IISS-SAIS Merrill Center Young Strategist. He holds a bachelor's degree in history and classics from Macalester College, and a master's degree in security studies from Georgetown University.
17 Mar 2017 13:24The latest election results strengthen Modi’s hold on political power in India, but we can expect a lot more of the same in his approach to international affairs: some risk-taking, more energy, greater clarity, and a dash of showmanship.
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