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About Me

Suyash Desai is a research scholar studying China’s defence and foreign policies. His research areas include Chinese security and foreign policies, Chinese military affairs, Chinese nuclear strategy, India-China relations, and strategic and security developments in East Asia. He was a former Associate Research Fellow in China Studies Programme at The Takshashila Institution, Bangalore, India. His research has been published in The India Quarterly, Indian Public Policy Review, Takshashila Discussion Documents and Issue Papers and ORF Occasional Paper. His popular writing has featured in The Jamestown China Brief, The National Interest, The Indian Express, The Times of India, Hindustan Times, South China Morning Post, Taipei Times, South Asian Voices and more. He has also published 117 weekly issues of The PLA Insight, a weekly newsletter on the Chinese People's Liberation Army, which was subscribed in policy-making, academic and journalistic circles in over 100 countries. He also publishes The PLA Bulletin - a monthly newsletter - focusing on News and analysis about the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). Currently, he is pursuing Chinese language training at the National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

His degrees are from Jawaharlal Nehru University (M Phil, International Organisations), Mumbai University (Masters, Political Science), Indian School of International Law (Diploma, International Law) and Mumbai University (Bachelors, Mass Media). He can be contacted at @suyash_desai

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