Gazi Hassan is a Research Scholar of International Politics. He has an MPhil in International Studies from MMAJ Academy of International Studies in Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. Was previously associated as Senior Research Associate with CPPR- Centre for Strategic Studies. Mr. Hassan’s research focuses on Indo-Pacific, particularly exploring geopolitical dynamics, developments related to trade, terrorism, the role of various actors and including the security dynamics of the region. He has also worked as a researcher at the Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi and has been contributing articles to SADF (Brussels) and various online platforms like Foreign Policy News (US), The Quint (New Delhi) among many others.