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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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.

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Will Pakistan military ever allow PM Imran Khan to become his own man?

Imran Khan said new Pakistan requires new 'soch'. Is Pakistan military listening?

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Imran Khan's Silk Road journey: Why Pakistan's economic dependence on China is set to grow

The two states will continue to view each other as important partners, especially as India’s rise continues to worry Islamabad and cause anxiety in Beijing.

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Why India doesn't have much to hope from Imran Khan's victory in Pakistan

The broader transformation in Pakistan with civilian supremacy and the Army’s marginalisation is nowhere in sight.

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The tragedy of being Donald Trump

The American president's shambolic approach to diplomacy has made sure that he has compounded problems for the US.

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Why ISIS and Taliban threat to Afghanistan's national security should concern India

India needs to be aware of the potentially disastrous consequences for its national security.