TEG PRATAAP SINGH SANDHU has previously interned at think-tanks such as National Maritime Foundation and Global Peace Foundation. His research interests include Chinese Foreign Policy; Peace and Conflict Studies in West Asia and South Asia. He has published articles related to the spread of political Islam across the Middle East; The failure of democracy in Pakistan, and the Chinese debt trap diplomacy. He is presently working on the project ‘Management of the Indo-Bangladesh border’ with UNESCO, Guwahati.