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Harsh V. Pant

Harsh V. Pant

Harsh V. Pant is professor of international relations in the Defence Studies Department and the India Institute at King’s College London. He is also an adjunct fellow with the Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC. His current research is focused on Asian security issues. His most recent book is India’s Afghan Muddle.

The Emerging India-Afghanistan Front Against Pakistan
December 07, 2016
The Emerging India-Afghanistan Front Against Pakistan
Evidence is gathering that India and Afghanistan will band together to counter Pakistan.
The Emerging India-Afghanistan Front Against Pakistan
An India-Israel Entente
November 26, 2016
An India-Israel Entente
An open relationship with Israel serves India well and it's about time Tel Aviv gets the recognition it deserves from New Delhi.
An India-Israel Entente
British PM Theresa May Visits India: What's On the Agenda
November 07, 2016
British PM Theresa May Visits India: What's On the Agenda
As the UK's first Brexit-era prime minister arrives in India, challenges lie ahead.
British PM Theresa May Visits India: What's On the Agenda
BRICS: Divided We Stand
October 26, 2016
BRICS: Divided We Stand
Geopolitical fault lines divide the BRICS.
BRICS: Divided We Stand
India and Russia Struggle to Regain the Past Glow
October 19, 2016
India and Russia Struggle to Regain the Past Glow
The old partnership survives, but new limits are becoming quickly apparent.
India and Russia Struggle to Regain the Past Glow
In Goa, A Moment of Reckoning for the BRICS
October 14, 2016
In Goa, A Moment of Reckoning for the BRICS
Tensions within the India-China-Russia triangle complicate the BRICS grouping.
In Goa, A Moment of Reckoning for the BRICS
South Asia’s New Strategic Reality
October 05, 2016
South Asia’s New Strategic Reality
The Modi government in India has set clear terms for South Asian strategic stability.
South Asia’s New Strategic Reality
Pakistan’s Growing Isolation: Nawaz Sharif's Lonely Campaign at the UN
September 26, 2016
Pakistan’s Growing Isolation: Nawaz Sharif's Lonely Campaign at the UN
Don't let Nawaz Sharif's confidence at UNGA fool you: Pakistan is isolated.
Pakistan’s Growing Isolation: Nawaz Sharif's Lonely Campaign at the UN
Understanding the Strategic Logic Behind the US-India Military Logistics Pact
September 14, 2016
Understanding the Strategic Logic Behind the US-India Military Logistics Pact
The U.S.-India Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement benefits both countries.
Understanding the Strategic Logic Behind the US-India Military Logistics Pact
Wary of China, India Moves to Woo a New Myanmar
August 30, 2016
Wary of China, India Moves to Woo a New Myanmar
India's outreach to Myanmar's new democratic government is built on years of history.
Wary of China, India Moves to Woo a New Myanmar
China's Top Diplomat Visits India as East and South China Seas Simmer
August 16, 2016
China's Top Diplomat Visits India as East and South China Seas Simmer
After Foreign Minister Wang Yi's visit to India, relations remain complex between the Asian giants.
China's Top Diplomat Visits India as East and South China Seas Simmer
Pakistan Escalates War of Words With India Over Kashmir
August 05, 2016
Pakistan Escalates War of Words With India Over Kashmir
Following weeks of violence in Kashmir, Pakistan and India continue to trade rhetorical barbs.
Pakistan Escalates War of Words With India Over Kashmir
South China Sea Ruling: Can This be India’s Moment in the Indo-Pacific?
July 19, 2016
South China Sea Ruling: Can This be India’s Moment in the Indo-Pacific?
The South China Sea ruling against China presents an immense opportunity for India.
South China Sea Ruling: Can This be India’s Moment in the Indo-Pacific?
Delhi and Hanoi Get Serious About the Supersonic BrahMos Missile (And More)
July 06, 2016
Delhi and Hanoi Get Serious About the Supersonic BrahMos Missile (And More)
Amid a great competition between Asia's two large powers, does India see Vietnam as China sees Pakistan?
Delhi and Hanoi Get Serious About the Supersonic BrahMos Missile (And More)
In or Out of NSG, New Delhi’s Carried Out a Diplomatic Masterstroke
June 23, 2016
In or Out of NSG, New Delhi’s Carried Out a Diplomatic Masterstroke
India's diplomacy in pursuit of membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group shows the country at its best.
In or Out of NSG, New Delhi’s Carried Out a Diplomatic Masterstroke
India and the US Overcome the Hesitations of History
June 10, 2016
India and the US Overcome the Hesitations of History
The Indian prime minister was at his best before the U.S. Congress.
India and the US Overcome the Hesitations of History
2 Years of Modi: A Report Card
May 24, 2016
2 Years of Modi: A Report Card
After two years, what has Narendra Modi's government accomplished?
2 Years of Modi: A Report Card
In South Asia, Much Ado About F-16s
May 10, 2016
In South Asia, Much Ado About F-16s
Given the recent dispute over F-16s between Islamabad and Washington, what can New Delhi do?
In South Asia, Much Ado About F-16s
The Dolkun Isa Visa Affair: India Mishandles China, Once Again
April 28, 2016
The Dolkun Isa Visa Affair: India Mishandles China, Once Again
India's bungled handling of Dolkun Isa's visa will have long-term ramifications for Delhi's China policy.
The Dolkun Isa Visa Affair: India Mishandles China, Once Again
Ash Carter Comes Calling: Where Do US-India Defense Ties Go From Here?
April 26, 2016
Ash Carter Comes Calling: Where Do US-India Defense Ties Go From Here?
These are good times in U.S.-India defense ties, but there's still room for improvement.
Ash Carter Comes Calling: Where Do US-India Defense Ties Go From Here?
Why India and Saudi Arabia Continue to Grow Closer
April 13, 2016
Why India and Saudi Arabia Continue to Grow Closer
Both India and Saudi Arabia have much to gain from their strategic rapprochement.
Why India and Saudi Arabia Continue to Grow Closer
Once Again, Pakistan Scuttles South Asian Regional Connectivity
March 25, 2016
Once Again, Pakistan Scuttles South Asian Regional Connectivity
Pakistan cannot hold the future of the region hostage to its paranoia regarding India.
Once Again, Pakistan Scuttles South Asian Regional Connectivity
The Important Difference in the US-India and US-Pakistan Relationships
March 10, 2016
The Important Difference in the US-India and US-Pakistan Relationships
It's time for New Delhi to reimagine the U.S.-Pakistan-India triangle.
The Important Difference in the US-India and US-Pakistan Relationships
India Is Making a Move on the South China Sea
February 25, 2016
India Is Making a Move on the South China Sea
Make no mistake: India is charting a new course on South China Sea.
India Is Making a Move on the South China Sea
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