Siddhant Kishore

Middle East Security Researcher

Siddhant Kishore is a Middle East Security Researcher at the Institute for the Study of War. He holds an M.A. in International Affairs specializing in Global Security from American University’s School of International Service. Previously, Siddhant was a Fellow at the Center for Security, Innovation, and New Technology (CSINT). He has a diverse background with extensive experience in non-profit and private sectors, having worked in India and Afghanistan. His work has appeared in various outlets including ORF, Stimson Center, Sunday Guardian, Fair Observer, and The Quint, among others. 

External Publications:

The Data Revolution: OSINT's Role in the Digital Age, American University, December 31, 2023

Has Pakistan Made a Strategic Blunder By Backing The Taliban in Afghanistan? Fair Observer, June 12, 2022

The National Resistance Front: A New Chapter in the Afghan War? South Asian Voices, May 13, 2022

Pakistan & TTP: Why Afghanistan-Brokered Peace Talks May Not Achieve Much, The Quint World, May 31, 2022

Pakistan’s Afghan dilemma haunts the Islamabad-Rawalpindi nexus, Observer Research Foundation, May 9, 2022

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