Associated Research Fellow
Ms. Mahima Duggal is a Research Associate at the Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS) in New Delhi. She is an Associated Research Fellow at the Stockholm Centre for South Asian and Indo-Pacific Affairs (SCSA-IPA) at the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP), Sweden. Additionally, she is an Editorial Assistant to the Series Editor at Routledge Studies on Think Asia. Her research is focused on the security issues and changing balance of power in the Indo-Pacific region, with an emphasis on India’s foreign policy, China, and South and East Asia.
Ms. Duggal holds a master’s degree in International Security from the University of Warwick, where she was awarded the Highest Overall GPA amongst her cohort. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of London and a second bachelor’s in Journalism and Public Relations from the University of Newcastle, Australia. She has been an active volunteer for women’s rights and worked for a number of non-governmental organizations in India and Singapore in various capacities. She has been widely published in both academic journals and national and international media outlets, such as World in One News (WION), Eurasia Review, Human Rights Law Network, and ISDP, and has also authored several single and co-authored chapters in edited volumes.
Publications by Mahima Duggal
Quad 4.0? To Securitize or Not to Securitize
From an ad-hoc body that emerged to coordinate a response to a devastating tsunami in 2004, the Quad has grown into a critical and formalized framework with a practical agenda. […]
What Will Be the India-ROK Trajectory Post 2022 Presidential Elections?
As Moon Jae-in moves towards the end of his presidency, his legacy in the foreign policy domain consists most prominently of his administration’s New Southern Policy (NSP) Plus, which comes […]
AUKUS: Resetting European Thinking on Indo-Pacific?
This special publication brings together a number of experts from Europe and Asia to discuss the implications of AUKUS for Europe. The AUKUS is a critical geopolitical development. It has […]
The Dawn of the Digital Yuan: China’s Central Bank Digital Currency and Its Implications
Summary The COVID-19 pandemic has driven digital innovation and proved to be an enabling episode for the technology industry; the growing focus on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) comes within such a context. China has rushed to […]
Balancing China in the Indo-Pacific: France Joins Hands with – India and Australia
Introduction Balancing China’s unilateral authoritarian outreach is increasingly becoming a priority for democratic powers. Among European powers, France has taken the lead in shoring up defenses against China. France is […]