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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.

Zalmay Khalilzad's Mission Impossible With the Taliban
October 17, 2018
Zalmay Khalilzad's Mission Impossible With the Taliban
Zalmay Khalilzad has a tall task ahead of him in talking to the Taliban.
Zalmay Khalilzad's Mission Impossible With the Taliban
The Sino-Russian Entente and India’s Choices
September 19, 2018
The Sino-Russian Entente and India’s Choices
India should take growing Sino-Russian ties very seriously.
The Sino-Russian Entente and India’s Choices
Continuing Convergence: India-US 2+2 Meeting Shows Inexorable Progress in the Relationship
September 08, 2018
Continuing Convergence: India-US 2+2 Meeting Shows Inexorable Progress in the Relationship
India and the United States took a major leap with the successful conclusion of the first-ever 2+2 dialogue.
Continuing Convergence: India-US 2+2 Meeting Shows Inexorable Progress in the Relationship
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
August 30, 2018
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
For New Delhi, BIMSTEC is about reimagining India’s strategic geography altogether.
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
Making Sense of India’s Foreign Policy After 72 Years of Independence
August 16, 2018
Making Sense of India’s Foreign Policy After 72 Years of Independence
India today is a self-confident power, able to navigate global affairs with aplomb.
Making Sense of India’s Foreign Policy After 72 Years of Independence
Where Do China-Pakistan Ties Go in the Age of Imran Khan?
August 14, 2018
Where Do China-Pakistan Ties Go in the Age of Imran Khan?
The Pakistan-China relationship is likely to maintain a familiar trajectory.
Where Do China-Pakistan Ties Go in the Age of Imran Khan?
Imran Khan's Victory in Pakistan: An Outcome Foretold
July 27, 2018
Imran Khan's Victory in Pakistan: An Outcome Foretold
How will India manage a Pakistan led by Imran Khan?
Imran Khan's Victory in Pakistan: An Outcome Foretold
Modi's African Outreach Picks Up in Rwanda, Uganda, and South Africa
July 24, 2018
Modi's African Outreach Picks Up in Rwanda, Uganda, and South Africa
Is Africa large enough for India and China?
Modi's African Outreach Picks Up in Rwanda, Uganda, and South Africa
The US-India Partnership and Its Discontents: Managing Trump-Era Turbulence
July 09, 2018
The US-India Partnership and Its Discontents: Managing Trump-Era Turbulence
Can Trump-era turbulence in the U.S.-India relationship be effectively managed?
The US-India Partnership and Its Discontents: Managing Trump-Era Turbulence
India’s Nepal Challenge Intensifies
June 30, 2018
India’s Nepal Challenge Intensifies
India should give Nepal no reason to tilt toward China.
India’s Nepal Challenge Intensifies
Making No Assumptions: India's Seychelles Conundrum
June 27, 2018
Making No Assumptions: India's Seychelles Conundrum
What is the state of India's relationship with Seychelles really?
Making No Assumptions: India's Seychelles Conundrum
India Makes Waves, Courts Central Asia at the SCO Summit
June 12, 2018
India Makes Waves, Courts Central Asia at the SCO Summit
India’s substantive engagement with wider Central Asia will be important going forward.
India Makes Waves, Courts Central Asia at the SCO Summit
India and Indonesia Come Together in the Indo-Pacific
May 30, 2018
India and Indonesia Come Together in the Indo-Pacific
What will it take for India's relationship with Indonesia to progress to the next level?
India and Indonesia Come Together in the Indo-Pacific
What's Behind India's Recent Outreach to North Korea?
May 22, 2018
What's Behind India's Recent Outreach to North Korea?
A stable and peaceful Korean peninsula is in India’s interest; New Delhi is seeking out opportunities.
What's Behind India's Recent Outreach to North Korea?
India's Growing Afghanistan Challenge
May 10, 2018
India's Growing Afghanistan Challenge
As the security situation in Afghanistan deteriorates, what are the stakes for New Delhi?
India's Growing Afghanistan Challenge
Modi and Xi in Wuhan: Bringing Normalcy Back to the India-China Relationship
May 01, 2018
Modi and Xi in Wuhan: Bringing Normalcy Back to the India-China Relationship
Modi’s visit to China is a welcome first step in resetting relations, but India must remain wary of Chinese intentions.
Modi and Xi in Wuhan: Bringing Normalcy Back to the India-China Relationship
Making Sense of India's Outreach to the Nordic States
April 19, 2018
Making Sense of India's Outreach to the Nordic States
Narendra Modi's trip to Sweden highlights the importance of an often-neglected region for India.
Making Sense of India's Outreach to the Nordic States
India and the Commonwealth: A New Beginning?
April 16, 2018
India and the Commonwealth: A New Beginning?
Can the Commonwealth allow India to show off its leadership credentials?
India and the Commonwealth: A New Beginning?
Difficult Times Ahead for Russia-India Ties
March 29, 2018
Difficult Times Ahead for Russia-India Ties
The relationship between New Delhi and Moscow will see simmering challenges come to a head soon.
Difficult Times Ahead for Russia-India Ties
Macron and Modi: What France Can Do For India and What India Can Do For France
March 09, 2018
Macron and Modi: What France Can Do For India and What India Can Do For France
France can be a valuable partner for India in shoring up a free and open Indo-Pacific region.
Macron and Modi: What France Can Do For India and What India Can Do For France
Explaining Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's Chilly Reception in India
February 22, 2018
Explaining Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's Chilly Reception in India
Canada-India relations are entering a cool period.
Explaining Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's Chilly Reception in India
Iran's Rouhani Comes to India: What to Expect
February 17, 2018
Iran's Rouhani Comes to India: What to Expect
The Iranian president will come to New Delhi with an economic agenda on his mind.
Iran's Rouhani Comes to India: What to Expect
A New Reality Confronts India in the Middle East
February 13, 2018
A New Reality Confronts India in the Middle East
India is still stuck in the age-old debates of the Israel-Arab rivalry whereas the Middle East has moved on. Can Modi change that?
A New Reality Confronts India in the Middle East
Trouble in Paradise: How India Can Respond to the Crisis in the Maldives
February 07, 2018
Trouble in Paradise: How India Can Respond to the Crisis in the Maldives
How should India respond to Abdulla Yameen's blatant disregard for democratic principles?
Trouble in Paradise: How India Can Respond to the Crisis in the Maldives
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