Kapil Patil is Associate Fellow at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi. His research focuses on nuclear energy, WMD-proliferation, science, technology &national security-relatedissues. Prior to joining VIF, he worked with the Indian Pugwash Society, New Delhi where he was associated with the BRNS-DAE research project. He is a co-author of the book titled, “India’s Nuclear Energy Programme: Challenges, prospects, and public concerns” published in 2014. He is also affiliated with Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP) and participated in Nuclear History Boot Camp in May 2011. His research has featured in the academic journal, as well as in various current-affairs magazines such as Global Energy Monitor, Nautilus, The Diplomat, CBW Magazine, etc.

Contributions 
Limitations of Trump’s “Maximum Pressure” Strategy on North Korea On 30 November 2018, the Japanese agencies spotted the North Korean vessels engaged in offshore ship-to-ship transfers with foreign vessels conducting illegal activities on the consecutive days.1 The offshore couplings is among the scores ...

आईएनएस अरिहंत की निवारक गश्त: भारत की परमाणु स्थिति में मील का अहम पत्थर भारत के प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने 5 नवंबर को ऐलान किया कि भारत की पहली पूरी तह स्वदेश में डिज...

A Welcome Verdict on Rafale Deal In a landmark judgment last week, India’s Supreme Court has summarily dismissed all the petitions challenging the price and propriety of the deal involving the acquisition of 36 Rafale Fighter Jets.1 Declining the petitions, the Supreme ...

INS Arihant’s Deterrence Patrol: A Critical Milestone in India’s Nuclear Posture On November 05, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the successful completion of deterrence patrol by country’s first indigenously designed and built nuclear power submarine, INS Arihant.1 This marks an important leap in co...

Outreach 
India’s new template for counterterrorism Published in Policy Forum on 1st April 2019...

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