Mayuri Mukherjee is a security policy analyst. She has worked on the opinion teams of the Mint and The Pioneer newspapers, writing the daily editorials and commenting on foreign policy and security issues. Her work has also appeared in The Diplomat, Defense and Security Alert, The Jerusalem Post, India Perspectives, and The Statesman. In 2017, she was a visiting fellow with the Stimson Centre’s South Asia programme in Washington, DC. She has also held consulting positions with the Ministry of External Affairs in India and with think-tanks in Europe and Israel.

Ms Mukherjee has an MA in International Security and Diplomacy from Tel Aviv University, an MS in Journalism from West Virginia University, and a BA in English Literature from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta University. She has lived and worked in Kolkata, New York, New Delhi, and Tel Aviv.

Contributions 
Notes from the Sub-continent Overview In this fortnight’s compilation of some of the big ideas being debated in the media across the Indian sub-continent, we offer a mix of foreign and domestic policy issues. Starting with Bangladesh, we look at its response to Ind...

Sri Lanka-US military Ties in the Indo-Pacific On August 18, Sri Lankan media reported that the United States had decided to suspend bilateral negotiations with Colombo on the controversial Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) until after the presidential election in the island nation1. W...

Constitutional Amendment: Reactions from the Sub-continent On August 5, the Government of India repealed Article 370 of the Constitution which had accorded special status to the state of Jammu & Kashmir. It also bifurcated the state into two Union Territories - Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh. This essay looks a...

How Nepal is Negotiating its Federalist Contract between the Citizen and the State After weeks of large-scale protests, in the last week of June the federal government of Nepal withdrew a controversial bill that would have allowed it greater control of the country’s numerous temple trusts called guthis1. But whi...

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