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Dr. Dipanwita Chakravortty is an Assistant Professor (Political Science) in a Private University, Delhi/NCR. She was previously associated with the Centre for Air Power Studies as a Research Associate. She obtained her Doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University for her thesis on Women Soldiers in Israel Defence Forces, and she was a recipient of the Israel Government Scholarship during 2015-16. She has been associated with MEI since June 2011 and prepared China Watch (April 2012-July 2015), Election Watch (February 2013-May 2017) and Pakistan Watch (June 2011-December 2011) for MEI.

Dr. Chakravortty has written articles and book chapters on the Middle East, including the crisis in Yemen, women in Kurdish National Movement and so on. Presently, she is researching the role and impact of Women soldiers in various national armies in the Middle East.

Commentary 531: Saudi Arabia- Canada face-off continues with the al-Qanun case

06 February 2019

The grant of citizenship by Canada to a Saudi woman Rahaf al-Qanun marks another milestone in the ongoing Saudi-Canada tussle. The dispute which has b

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Commentary 527: The Impact of Australia's recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel's capital

22 January 2019

On 15 December 2018, Australia reversed its decades-old Middle East policy by recognizing West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Australian Prime Mi

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