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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 Distinguished Fellow and Head of Strategic Studies Programme at the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi. 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.

Little Noticed, But Hugely Important: India's Counterterrorism Outreach in the Philippines
July 25, 2017
Little Noticed, But Hugely Important: India's Counterterrorism Outreach in the Philippines
India's outreach on counterterrorism to the Philippines marks a significant moment.
Little Noticed, But Hugely Important: India's Counterterrorism Outreach in the Philippines
Modi’s Passage to Israel
July 03, 2017
Modi’s Passage to Israel
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Israel will be historic.
Modi’s Passage to Israel
Modi Courts Trump With Flying Colors
June 27, 2017
Modi Courts Trump With Flying Colors
Once again, Modi proves his skeptics wrong.
Modi Courts Trump With Flying Colors
The SCO Illusion Takes India
June 09, 2017
The SCO Illusion Takes India
As India joins the SCO, it must keep in mind certain geopolitical realities.
The SCO Illusion Takes India
New Delhi’s Indian Ocean Outreach
June 01, 2017
New Delhi’s Indian Ocean Outreach
India’s recent outreach to Sri Lanka and Mauritius suggest renewed focus on the Indian Ocean region.
New Delhi’s Indian Ocean Outreach
Growing Distance Between Delhi and Moscow
May 26, 2017
Growing Distance Between Delhi and Moscow
India and Russia need to revitalize their bilateral relationship.
Growing Distance Between Delhi and Moscow
India, Japan, Australia, and the US: The Return of Asia's 'Quad'
April 28, 2017
India, Japan, Australia, and the US: The Return of Asia's 'Quad'
Like-minded democracies in Asia are increasingly drawn together.
India, Japan, Australia, and the US: The Return of Asia's 'Quad'
Delhi Woos Dhaka: Bangladesh PM Hasina Gets a Warm Welcome in India
April 08, 2017
Delhi Woos Dhaka: Bangladesh PM Hasina Gets a Warm Welcome in India
It is important for India to get ties with Bangladesh right.
Delhi Woos Dhaka: Bangladesh PM Hasina Gets a Warm Welcome in India
India’s Nuclear Debate Has Only Just Begun
March 31, 2017
India’s Nuclear Debate Has Only Just Begun
India needs to reassess its nuclear doctrine sooner or later, current debates notwithstanding.
India’s Nuclear Debate Has Only Just Begun
India's State Election Results Seal in the Country's Modi-fication
March 12, 2017
India's State Election Results Seal in the Country's Modi-fication
Modi does it again.
India's State Election Results Seal in the Country's Modi-fication
India Resets the Terms of Engagement With China
March 08, 2017
India Resets the Terms of Engagement With China
The Modi government is taking a different tack to its ties with China.
India Resets the Terms of Engagement With China
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
February 22, 2017
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
Russian-led multilateral initiatives on Afghanistan in the region highlight growing rifts.
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
'Act East' and the Burgeoning India-Indonesia Entente
February 10, 2017
'Act East' and the Burgeoning India-Indonesia Entente
Can Indonesia and India come together to usher in a new era in bilateral ties?
'Act East' and the Burgeoning India-Indonesia Entente
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
January 23, 2017
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
Has Russia changed its tune on Afghanistan and Pakistan for good?
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
South Asia’s Changing Landscape in 2016
December 23, 2016
South Asia’s Changing Landscape in 2016
The year 2016 has been a year of dramatic changes which are only likely to gain further momentum in the coming years.
South Asia’s Changing Landscape in 2016
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
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
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