Shuja, Asif


Asif Shuja is a Research Fellow at the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), New Delhi. Currently he is working on a research project on India's Diplomatic Challenges in Maintaining India-Iran Relations. Prior to joining the ICWA, he was working as a Research Associate in the Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS), New Delhi on a research project on the Controversies surrounding the Iranian Nuclear Programme. During his stay in the CAPS, he was also associated with the Nuclear Security Project of the Department of Atomic Energy.

He has done his Ph.D. on Iran's Domestic Political Power Struggle from the Centre for West Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His research expertise includes the Domestic Politics of Iran, the Iranian Nuclear Issue and India-Iran Relations. His other research interests include Regional Power Struggle in the Gulf, Nuclear Proliferation in the Gulf and India's Energy Diplomacy. He has widely published his research papers in the Journals pertaining to his area of interests.