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. He tweets at @sameerpatilINDDownload high-res picture
Education

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

Expertise

International security and conflict, cyber-security, defence business, business risk

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
Lessons from the Henderson Brooks report
26 March 2014

Lessons from the Henderson Brooks report

The classified Henderson Brooks report on the India-China War is still relevant for India, considering China's renewed aggression at the Line of Actual Control. The findings highlight the need to re-think our muddled China policy and coordination among the political, bureaucratic and military establishments.
Nuclear Security Summit 2014
26 March 2014

Nuclear Security Summit 2014

The Nuclear Security Summit was first held in 2010 with the goal of raising awareness about the need to tighten control of nuclear material. The agenda of the Nuclear Security Summit in 2014 is to work towards the establishment of tight controls over nuclear materials, seek greater transparency on national measures to enhance nuclear security, ask more countries to join international agreements on the physical protection of nuclear material, reduce the use of highly enriched uranium (HEU) and plutonium in national nuclear programmes and strengthen the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
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21 March 2014 Gateway House

Lessons from the 1962 war report

The classified Henderson Brooks report on the India-China War is still relevant for India, considering China’s renewed aggression at the Line of Actual Control. The findings highlight the need to re-think our muddled China policy and coordination among the political, bureaucratic and military establishments