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Dr. Sandip Kumar Mishra is an Associate Professor, Centre for East Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Prior to this, he was Assistant Professor of Korean Studies at the University of Delhi from February 2004-2016. He worked as Lecturer of Political Science and International Relations at the J.V. College, Baraut for around one year before joining University of Delhi. He completed his Master degree in International Politics from Jawaharlal Nehru University and obtained his M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from the same university. He studied Korean Language in Korea in 2006 and 2010 at the Yonsei University and Sogang University. He has been Visiting Fellow and Visiting Scholar at Kim Dae-jung Presidential Library and Museum, Institute for Far East Studies, Kyungnam University, Sejong Institute, Northeast Asia History Foundation, and Korean Institute for International Economic Policy.

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Sandip Kumar Mishra
Visiting Fellow

Denuclearising the Korean Peninsula: US Policy and China's RoleIPCS Commentary, No. 5430, 12 February 2018

'Comfort Women' and the Japan-South Korea RelationshipIPCS Commentary, No. 5415, 2 January 2018

Denial and Provocation: Failure of US' North Korea PolicyIPCS Commentary, No. 5404, 5 December 2017

Trump's Visit to East AsiaIPCS Commentary, No. 5389, 7 November 2017

Shinzo Abe’s North Korea StrategyIPCS Commentary, No. 5378, 9 October 2017

North Korea: Testing the Limits of US-South Korea RelationsIPCS Commentary, No. 5357, 6 September 2017

The US' Acrobatic Responses to the North Korean RiddleIPCS Commentary, No. 5337, 13 August 2017

Japan’s ‘New Approach’ to Russia: Is it Moving Forward?IPCS Commentary, No. 5320, 10 July 2017

India and the Koreas: Promises and Follow-upsIPCS Commentary, No. 5304, 21 June 2017

South Korea-North Korea: A New Version of EngagementIPCS Commentary, No. 5291, 6 June 2017

Trump’s North Korea Policy: Regional ImplicationsIPCS Commentary, No. 5279, 1 May 2017

Park Geun-hye's Impeachment and South Korean Foreign PolicyIPCS Commentary, No. 5260, 4 April 2017

US Tactical Nukes in the Korean Peninsula?IPCS Commentary, No. 5242, 6 March 2017

Forecast 2017: East AsiaIPCS Commentary, No. 5232, 6 February 2017

Japan-China Contestation in 2017IPCS Commentary, No. 5221, 10 January 2017

Donald Trump and East AsiaIPCS Commentary, No. 5199, 5 December 2016

PM Modi’s Visit to Japan: Prospects and PrudenceIPCS Commentary, No. 5171, 8 November 2016

Future of the TPP and the US' Pivot to AsiaIPCS Commentary, No. 5146, 4 October 2016

Russia’s Overtures in East AsiaIPCS Commentary, No. 5119, 5 September 2016

China’s Game on North KoreaIPCS Commentary, No. 5092, 2 August 2016

Six-Party Talks 2.0: Not for Denuclearisation but for PeaceIPCS Commentary, No. 5072, 4 July 2016

Deadlock at Shangri-La: Is There a Way Forward?IPCS Commentary, No. 5055, 6 June 2016

North Koreas 7th Party Congress: Context and ContentIPCS Commentary, No. 5025, 10 May 2016

Japans New Security Laws: Context and ImplicationsIPCS Commentary, No. 5009, 4 April 2016

What is the Efficacy of Sanctions on North Korea?IPCS Commentary, No. 4999, 15 March 2016

Brilliant Comrade: The Design in North Korean MadnessIPCS Commentary, No. 4979, 1 February 2016

Forecast 2016: East Asia on the CuspIPCS Commentary, No. 4969, 22 January 2016

Japan-South Korea: Resolving the Comfort Women IssueIPCS Commentary, No. 4952, 4 January 2016

Chinas Maritime Assertiveness and RepercussionsIPCS Commentary, No. 4940, 7 December 2015

China-Japan-South Korea: A New Beginning?IPCS Commentary, No. 4928, 2 November 2015

India-Japan-US Trilateral: Indias Policy for the Indo-PacificIPCS Commentary, No. 4917, 5 October 2015

China-South Korea Ties: Implications for the US Pivot to AsiaIPCS Commentary, No. 4909, 8 September 2015

Many Pivots to Asia: What Does It Mean For Regional Stability?IPCS Commentary, No. 4903, 3 August 2015

On the 10th Anniversary of the East Asian SummitIPCS Commentary, No. 4897, 8 July 2015

Implications of Modis Three-Nation Tour in East AsiaIPCS Commentary, No. 4883, 2 June 2015

Shinzo Abe: Changing his Stance?IPCS Commentary, No. 4870, 8 May 2015

South Korea: US THAAD or Chinese AIIB?IPCS Commentary, No. 4857, 6 April 2015

Russia and North Korea: Replaying Old GamesIPCS Commentary, No. 4842, 2 March 2015

Japan-South Korea: Antagonism Despite AlignmentIPCS Commentary, No. 4824, 2 February 2015

IPCS Forecast: East Asia in 2015IPCS Commentary, No. 4818, 21 January 2015

China-North Korea: Reasons for ReconciliationIPCS Commentary, No. 4796, 6 January 2015

Abe-Jinping Summit Meet: A Thaw in China-Japan Relations?IPCS Commentary, No. 4763, 1 December 2014

South Korea's Foreign Policy: More Rhetoric, Less Content?IPCS Commentary, No. 4723, 3 November 2014

India in East Asia: Modis Three Summit MeetsIPCS Commentary, No. 4683, 6 October 2014

Modi's Visit to Japan: Gauging Inter-State Relations in AsiaIPCS Commentary, No. 4634, 1 September 2014

North Korea: Seeking New Friends?IPCS Commentary, No. 4592, 4 August 2014

China-South Korea: Changing Dynamics of Regional PoliticsIPCS Commentary, No. 4547, 7 July 2014

Looking Northeast: A Foreign Policy Agenda for the New GovernmentIPCS Commentary, No. 4484, 2 June 2014

Obamas Visit: Deciphering US Regional IntentionsIPCS Commentary, No. 4424, 5 May 2014

Chinas New Neighbourhood Strategy: Korean and Japnese ReactionsIPCS Commentary, No. 4377, 7 April 2014

North Korean Peace Gestures and Inter-Korea RelationsIPCS Commentary, No. 4317, 3 March 2014

Japan: Implications of Indiscriminate AssertivenessIPCS Commentary, No. 4287, 3 February 2014

China, Japan, Korea and the US: Region at CrossroadsIPCS Commentary, No. 4235, 6 January 2014

North Korea: Beginning of the End?IPCS Commentary, No. 4224, 26 December 2013

Purge in North Korea: Domestic and China FactorsIPCS Commentary, No. 4215, 13 December 2013

North Korea and South Korea: Will the Reopening of Kaesong Spillover?IPCS Commentary, No. 4089, 17 August 2013

South Korea and China: Parks Visit and AfterIPCS Commentary, No. 4017, 2 July 2013

South Korean Posture on the Indo-US Deal and NSGIPCS Commentary, No. 2393, 15 October 2007

Negotiating the CEPA with South KoreaIPCS Commentary, No. 2341, 30 July 2007

  External Publications

Opinion | It’s Simplistic to Blame North Korea for its Nuclear Ambitions, News18, 9 January 2018

The Big Picture - Will US Risk War in Korea?, Rajya Sabha TV, 27 April 2017

Security Scan- North Korea's Nuclear Test: Implications, Rajya Sabha TV, 01 October 2016


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