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.