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Neil Bhatiya

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.