Sameer Lalwani

Research Fellow, American Strategy Program
Sameer Lalwani
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Sameer Lalwani is a fellow with the American Strategy Program and a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he is an affiliate of the Security Studies Program. Mr. Lalwani studies U.S. grand strategy, military intervention, civil-conflict, civil-military relations, and national security decision making with a focus on the Middle East and South Asia.
 
Mr. Lalwani’s dissertation seeks to explain the sources of variation in counterinsurgency and consolidation strategies by post-colonial states. He has conducted field research in Pakistan and India and has received support from the Tobin Project and the MIT Entrepreneurship Center’s Carol Wilson Award. His work has been published The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, DAWN, and CTC Sentinel. Previously, Mr. Lalwani spent three years as a policy analyst at the New America Foundation and he holds a bachelor's degree in political science from University of California, Berkeley.

Publications

Article | Oct 31, 2011 | Combating Terrorism Center Sentinel
Policy Paper | Sep 13, 2011 | New America Foundation
Policy Paper | Apr 19, 2010 | New America Foundation
Article | Mar 14, 2010 | Dawn
Article | Jan 31, 2010 | CTC Sentinel (West Point)
Article | Oct 2, 2009 | New York Times
Policy Paper | Sep 17, 2009 | New America Foundation
Article | Aug 13, 2009 | ForeignPolicy.com
Article | Nov 17, 2008 | India West

Events

Event | Sep 13, 2011 | Washington
Event | Apr 19, 2010 | Washington

Press

In the News Item | May 15, 2010 | Al Jazeera
In the News Item | Nov 4, 2009 | The Guardian (London)
In the News Item | Oct 31, 2009 | TIME Magazine
In the News Item | Oct 27, 2009 | Christian Science Monitor
In the News Item | Oct 10, 2009 | WTOP
In the News Item | Oct 6, 2009 | The News (Pakistani Daily)
In the News Item | Oct 6, 2009 | Reuters
In the News Item | Oct 6, 2009 | The Washington Examiner
In the News Item | Oct 5, 2009 | NECN.com

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