Mr Abhishek Saxena

Research Associate

Mr. Abhishek Saxena is a Research Associate (Nuclear Studies Group) at the Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS). His research interest focuses on nuclear strategy, nuclear proliferation, and the implications of disruptive technologies such as quantum computing and hypersonic missiles for conventional and nuclear deterrence. Before joining CAPS, he worked as a Research Intern at the Strategic Studies Programme, Observer Research Foundation (ORF), Delhi.

Abhishek has a Master’s degree in Politics and International Studies from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry from Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi.


Published Article

  1. India’s nuclear doctrine not useless. Stay with no-first-use – nukes are not silver bullets, ThePrint, 28 April, 2022.
  2. Putin’s Nuclear Brinkmanship: MAD and the Credibility Problem, Centre for Air Power Studies, 23 April 2022.
  3. Russia launching hypersonic missiles heralds a new era of warfare—high speed, more lethal, ThePrint, 3 April, 2022.
  4. Russia-Ukraine Crisis From A Nuclear Prism, Centre for Air Power Studies, 4 March 2022.
  5. Hypersonic Missile Defence System: A Perspective, Centre for Air Power Studies, 7 March 2022.
  6. China’s Nuclear Build-up: The Risk of Inadvertent Nuclear Escalation, Centre for Air Power Studies¸6 December 2021.
  7. The Return of Great Power Competition to the Arctic, The Arctic Institute, 22 October 2020.
  8. India’s Strategic Choice: Balancing or Strategic Autonomy, The Kootneeti, 8 May 2020.
April 2022 | Caps India

December 26, 2021 | Caps India