Small Wars Journal

Shanthie Mariet D’Souza


Dr. Shanthie Mariet D'Souza is Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), National University of Singapore. Her research interest and expertise includes -Transition and Prospects for Long term Stabilization of Afghanistan; Regional Dynamics of the Afghan insurgency; Politics of Aid, Development and Security in Afghanistan; United States Counter terrorism policy in South Asia; Terrorism and Strategies in Counter terrorism; Security Sector Reform; Civil-Military Relations; Great Power Politics; Media and Gender in counter terrorism; Strategic Communications; Countering Violent Extremism; Non State Armed Groups and Armed Conflicts in South Asia; Water and Resource Conflicts in South Asia; Conflict Management, Prevention and Transformation; India’s foreign, aid and security policy ( Jammu & Kashmir, Left wing extremism and North East India). Among her most recent published work is an edited book titled Afghanistan in Transition: Beyond 2014?, co-edited books on Perspectives on South Asian Security (2012) and Saving Afghanistan (2009). She has conducted field studies in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir and India's North East.

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