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Sumitha Kutty

Sumitha Narayanan Kutty is an Associate Research Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) in Singapore. Her work focuses on India’s foreign and security policies toward the Middle East, particularly Iran. She has contributed to numerous publications and broadcast programs including The Washington Quarterly, Asia Policy, Bloomberg, CNBC, Channel News Asia, Business Standard, Mint, Al-Monitor and IranWire among others. Sumitha holds a master’s degree in security studies from Georgetown University, Washington DC and degrees in journalism from the Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) and St. Aloysius College in India. She has a working knowledge of Persian, Hindi, Malayalam and elementary skills in Arabic and Tamil.





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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif calling on the Vice President, Shri Mohd. Hamid Ansari, in New Delhi on February 28, 2014.

Tehran Talks Tough with India

Published on June 24th, 2015 | by

by Sumitha Narayanan Kutty Iran’s state-run Press TV ran this unusual headline recently: “Indians relent on Iran rail deal after threat.” The editorial slant here is unusual because the media outlet is generally appreciative of India’s ...

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