- Sampa Kundu works with the Southeast Asia and Oceania Center of IDSA, New Delhi. Her research interests include geo-politics and geo-economics of Southeast Asia, India-Myanmar bilateral relations, India’s Act East Policy, and regional cooperation in Southeast Asia. She has completed PhD from the Centre for Indo-Pacific Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and the PhD thesis was titled, India and Myanmar in BIMSTEC: Implications for Northeast India. In the last few years, she has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes. Besides, she has also contributed several articles/commentaries to online gateways and magazines.