Shruti Pandalai

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  • Ms Shruti Pandalai is Associate Fellow at the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. Click here for detailed profile.

    Lessons for India After the Galwan Valley Clash

    July 31, 2020

    Associate Fellow Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Ms. Shruti Pandalai’s article ‘Lessons for India After the Galwan Valley Clash’ has been published in ‘The Diplomat’, on July 31, 2020.

    Today, the mainstreaming of anti-China sentiment in India has driven an articulation of policy options where proverbial red lines are being crossed. It is essential now to have a reset in ties, one that ensures that the strategic narrative on China in India’s public square reinforces cold facts and moves on from the shibboleths of the past.

    Seizing the chance to chart “The India Way”

    June 12, 2020

    Associate Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA Ms. Shruti Pandalai’s article on India’s COVID-19 diplomacy, titled ‘Seizing the chance to chart “The India Way”’, has been published by the Australian Think Tank Lowy Institute’s ‘The Interpreter’ on June 12, 2020.

    COVID-19 has allowed New Delhi to show a collaborative and constructive brand of diplomacy, instead of zero-sum rivalry, writes Ms. Pandalai.

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    Pandemics and Power Narratives: The Rashomon Effect

    China has faced international condemnation and domestic unrest over its manipulation of information relating to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

    April 03, 2020

    Combating Terrorism: Evolving Asian Perspectives

    • Publisher: Pentagon Press
    This anthology of essays traverses a wide range of issues exploring the inconsistencies in the global war on terror, and brings together diverse perspectives from eminent academia, practitioners, technologists and civil society from Asia. It takes the conversation beyond the academic realm by delving into first person accounts from authors who are living and fighting terrorism in the heart of conflict zones in the region.
    • ISBN: 978-93-86618-81-8,
    • Price: ₹.1245/-
    • E-copy available

    Post Doklam, India needs to watch China’s bullish economics led cultural embrace of South Asia

    Doklam brought into perspective the fractured relationship between India and China on the global stage and increased fears of China’s growing unilateralism as it inexorably broadens its interests and sphere of influence, especially in South Asia.

    January 01, 2018

    The 'Social Media' Challenge to National Security: Impact and Opportunities: A Conceptual Overview

    The monograph hopes to succeed in providing a conceptual framework to understanding this emerging challenge and draw up a set of best practices and recommendations for policy makers and law enforcement agencies to move forward with.


    Uri, Surgical Strikes and International Reactions

    Uri, Surgical Strikes and International Reactions

    India’s diplomatic offensive launched post the Uri-attacks provided the broader context in which its decision to carry out the surgical strike needs to be seen.

    October 04, 2016

    India’s NSG Bid: Let’s Set the Record Straight

    India’s NSG Bid: Let’s Set the Record Straight

    Membership in the NSG is essential to safeguard future Indian interests in nuclear commerce, even if it is not a necessary condition for India to engage in nuclear exports.

    July 06, 2016

    ISIS in India: The Writing on the (Facebook) Wall

    May 06, 2016

    OSD Outreach and Research Analyst, IDSA, Ms Shruti Pandalai's op-ed on the threat of Islamic States’ social media propaganda campaign in India, titled ‘ISIS in India: The Writing on the (Facebook) Wall’ was published in ‘The Diplomat’ on May 6, 2016.

    When India found a leader, but lost a statesman

    September 26, 2015

    OSD Outreach and Research Analyst, IDSA, Ms Shruti Pandalai’s Oped on Lal Bahadur Shastri, titled ‘When India found a leader, but lost a statesman’ was published in The Hindu on September 26, 2015.