Sankalp Gurjar is part of the Geostrategy program at the Takshashila Institution. He carried out his doctoral research at the Department of International Relations, South Asian University (A university established by SAARC nations), New Delhi. His writing has appeared in, among others, India Quarterly, Strategic Analysis, African Affairs, International Affairs, Seminar, The Diplomat and South Asian Voices. India’s Foreign and Security Policies, Energy Politics, African Affairs, Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean Region are his areas of interest. Sankalp writes regularly on international affairs and national security for Marathi newspapers and magazines.