Akhilesh Pillalamarri is an international relations analyst. He is a contributing editor at The Diplomat, writing on foreign policy, politics, history, culture, and geography. He is also a fellow at Defense Priorities, and was previously an assistant editor at The National Interest.
Pillalamarri received his Master of Arts in Security Studies from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where he concentrated in international security. His research interests include U.S. foreign policy, and South Asian, Central Asian, and Middle Eastern politics, culture, and history.
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