Associate Fellow, Energy, Economics, and Security Program
Neil Bhatiya is the Associate Fellow for the Energy, Economics, and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. His work focuses on how the United States uses tools of coercive economic statecraft, including sanctions and investment and trade controls, to achieve foreign policy and national security goals. He also studies how sanctions impact the geopolitics of energy markets.
Prior to joining CNAS, he was the Climate and Diplomacy Fellow at the Center for Climate and Security. He was also previously a Fellow at the Century Foundation. His writing has appeared in Foreign Policy, World Politics Review, Bloomberg, The Atlantic, and The Diplomat.
Neil received his M.A. in History from The George Washington University. He graduated from Marist College with a B.A. in History. Follow him on Twitter @NeilBhatiya.
Recent Publications & News
CommentaryNorth Korea’s Sanctions-Busting Gets More Sophisticated—and More Lucrative
By Neil Bhatiya
In The NewsBolton departure removes foreign policy irritant for Trump, strengthens Pompeo
By Carrie Cordero & Neil Bhatiya
Press NoteCNAS Responds: John Bolton Departs as National Security Advisor
By Carrie Cordero, Loren DeJonge Schulman, Neil Bhatiya & Kristine Lee
Press Note2020 Democratic Primary Debates: Questions for the Candidates
By Neil Bhatiya, Susanna V. Blume, Kara Frederick, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Daniel Kliman, Martijn Rasser, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Loren DeJonge Schulman & Kayla M. Williams
In The NewsEurope’s Response to the Amazon Fires Shows How to Get Tough on Climate Change Outlaws
By Neil Bhatiya
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