Sameer Patil

Sameer Patil

Fellow, International Security Studies Programme

Sameer Patil is Fellow, International Security Studies Programme, Gateway House. Prior to this, he was Assistant Director at the National Security Council Secretariat in Prime Minister’s Office, New Delhi, where he handled counter-terrorism and regional security desks. Sameer has written extensively on various aspects of national security including counter-terrorism, cyber security, Kashmir issue, India-Pakistan and India-China relations. He is also a dissertation advisor at the Naval War College, Goa. In 2019, he was a recipient of the Canberra Fellowship, awarded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia. He tweets at @sameerpatilINDDownload high-res picture

M.A. and M.Phil. in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University


International security and conflict, cyber-security, defence business, counter-terrorism

Last modified: June 16, 2017

Recent projects

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13 May 2014 Gateway House

‘I had mixed feelings about the resolution’

U.S Congressman Robert Pittenger, co-sponsor of the resolution urging the U.S government to continue with its policy of not granting a visa to Narendra Modi says he signed the resolution despite having mixed feelings. In an interview to Gateway House he also talks about the potentials of the India-U.S. bilateral
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29 April 2014 Gateway House

‘We want meaningful ties with India’

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit says his country wants to re-engage with India after the next government takes charge. In an interview to Gateway House, he also spoke about the need to promote people to people exchange programmes, especially among the youth
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31 March 2014 Gateway House

Pre-election flood of fake currency

Fake currency, widely in circulation in India, has become a serious threat with counterfeiters taking advantage of the election season to pump in more money. India has implemented counter-measures, but must utilise advanced techniques and sensitise local law enforcement machinery to counter the menace