Dr. Alvite Singh Ningthoujam is a New Delhi-based researcher. He served as Consultant at the Strategic Affairs Wing of the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), New Delhi, from July 2017 to July 2019, and handled the West Asia-North Africa (WANA) and Iran Desk. Before that, he was a Senior Research Associate at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, where he focused on issues pertaining to the Middle East and, trends and developments in International Terrorism, particularly focusing on Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) or Daesh, and its footprints in India, South Asia and Southeast Asia. He has written numerous articles and book chapters, including “Israel’s Growing Defence Ties with Asia,” The Diplomat, July 30, 2019; and “The Islamic State: Origins, Evolution and Consequences,” in Sanjay Singh (Retd. IFS) (Ed.) West Asia in Transition: Volume II (New Delhi: Pentagon Press, 2018), 319-338.
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