Harsh V Pant
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Musings from afar

The writer is Professor of International Relations at King's College London. His most recent book is India's Afghan Muddle (HarperCollins).

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Why India and Russia need to push the refresh button on their ties

Global trends are evolving rapidly and major powers must redefine ties with each other to match contemporary requirements.

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South China Sea on the boil. What should India do to tame the Dragon?

Unless India lends its voice and support to the cause of smaller regional states, China will continue to advance its claims primarily on account of its ‘might is right’ strategy.

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Pay no heed to Donald Trump’s gaffe over Kashmir issue

Trump’s comments should be ignored with the contempt they deserve and New Delhi should move on to more important matters.

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Pompeo, Jaishankar set interesting stage for Modi and Trump talks

Despite all the baggage, Pompeo’s visit has succeeded in injecting a renewed vigour in Indo-US bilateral discourse and in Jaishankar he managed to find a partner who is equally focused on delivering practical outcomes.

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Yes, Narendra Modi has changed India's foreign policy in four years. Here's how

Modi’s message to Pakistan has been heard around the world and will have serious ramifications for India’s global engagement.

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Where India and Pakistan fit in the great Afghanistan game

As the US once again revisits its policy options, New Delhi should be prepared to fight its own battles.

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Why 2018 has been a good year for India's relationship with the Middle East

As the West remains consumed with its internal problems, the Gulf states are looking for new partners and India’s pro-active engagement has given New Delhi a new profile.

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Why China could lose its 'all weather friend' Pakistan

The world is pushing back against Beijing's debt-trap diplomacy.

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What India has to fear if Russia and China join hands

New Delhi must step up its Russia outreach when Russian President Vladimir Putin visits India next month.

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Why India-US 2+2 dialogue shows New Delhi is emerging as a global superpower

The dialogue has also underlined that Indo-US ties are on an upswing.