Eyal Hanfling

Former Research Assistant

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Eyal Hanfling is a Research Assistant with the South Asia Program at the Stimson Center. His research interests include strategic culture, India-Pakistan confidence building measures, and domestic politics in South Asia. Hanfling holds a B.A. with honors in Public Policy Studies and South Asian Languages & Civilizations from the University of Chicago, where his senior thesis examined how Pakistani Urdu newspapers characterize victims of political violence. Hanfling is a recipient of the Critical Language Scholarship, National Security Language Initiative for Youth Scholarship, and NCAA All-Academic award for Cross Country. He has advanced proficiency in Urdu and Hindi, and basic knowledge of Arabic, Hebrew, and Spanish.

Research & Writing

Stimson in the News
Op-ed by Sameer Lalwani and Eyal Hanfling on The Kargil War

The Kargil War: India and Pakistan 20 Years Later In February 2019, the threat of war in South Asia appeared imminent for the first time in over a decade. For the first time since 1971, India and Pakistan traded cross-border airstrikes; they also engag…

Commentary
The Kargil War: India and Pakistan 20 Years Later

In February 2019, the threat of war in South Asia appeared imminent for the first time in over a decade. For the first time since 1971, India and Pakistan traded cross-border airstrikes; they also engaged in conventional clashes not seen since the 1999…

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