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  • 14-Jul-2020 | Harsh V Pant & Vinay Kaura

    A paradigm-defining contest with China

    As India redefines its priorities vis-a-vis China, its policymakers will have to be bolder in articulating the need for robust partnerships

  • 30-Jun-2020 | Harsh V Pant

    Wait, plan, fight: How India can mean business with China after LAC clash

    India is limiting trade with China after violent military clashes in Ladakh and China signalling its disregard for economic ties. What should be India's long-term strategy? Harsh V Pant explores

  • 25-Jun-2020 | Harsh V Pant & Vinay Kaura

    China factor in domestic politics

    There is public anger against China and a dominant feeling that China has to be stopped before it succeeds in changing the status-quo on the India-China boundary

  • 26-May-2020 | Harsh V Pant

    The border challenge

    The fact that more Chinese soldiers are now crossing over into the Indian side can be the result of growing Chinese aggressiveness on territorial issues

  • 28-Mar-2020 | Harsh V Pant

    Afghanistan's chaos and India's critique

    The deal with the Taliban is full of contradictions, but it is the best the US could come up with. Rather than criticise it, India should think about what its own options are in securing its flanks

  • 22-Feb-2020 | Harsh V Pant & Aarshi Tirkey

    China faces a new threat as US cracks down on economic espionage

    US crackdown on economic espionage could hurt research and innovation

  • 18-Jan-2020 | Harsh V Pant

    China and the US push in West Asia

    Beijing's expanding footprint in this oil-rich region has set the stage for a competition with Washington

  • 07-Dec-2019 | Vinay Kaura & Harsh V Pant

    Muddling along in Afghanistan

    US President Donald Trump is desperate to pull American troops out of the war-torn country, even if it means clearing the way for the Taliban's ascent to power in Kabul

  • 02-Dec-2019 | Harsh V Pant

    Market force: How India is using its economic clout in the diplomatic arena

    For India, this changing diplomatic style comes with its own set of risks. If not handled well, New Delhi's credibility as a serious global player might be on the line

  • 17-Nov-2019 | Harsh V Pant & Raj Kumar Sharma

    India and its Brics dilemmas

    The five-country group faces challenges arising from bilateral differences and diverse political systems

  • 10-Oct-2019 | Harsh V Pant

    China's rise and its challenges

    For a political dispensation that has long relied on providing high economic growth rates to sustain political legitimacy, the current slowdown is a huge problem

  • 01-Oct-2019 | Harsh V Pant

    American Outreach: How Modi played four roles during US visit and aced them

    The prime minister's US visit managed to cover a lot of ground on several counts and was worth all the effort. Now, it's over to Indian diplomacy to sustain the momentum

  • 21-Sep-2019 | Harsh V Pant

    Reaffirming Indo-US ties

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to America indicates that the India-US strategic relationship has the potential to become the defining partnership of this century

  • 15-Aug-2019 | Vinay Kaura & Harsh V Pant

    A challenge, an opportunity

    India had to respond to adapting its strategic thinking on the Kashmir issue, if it was serious in resolving the conflict

  • 24-Jul-2019 | Harsh V Pant

    India's dilemmas in Afghanistan

    New Delhi should become more proactively involved in the peace process and not shy away from drawing its own red-lines

  • 28-Jun-2019 | Harsh V Pant

    India at the G-20

    As leaders of G-20 meet in Osaka, there is a sense of bewilderment about the real aims of this platform and if at all it has any relevance in this day and age

  • 25-May-2019 | Harsh V Pant & Raj Kumar Sharma

    How US-Russia ties affect India

    The stagnation in US-Russia relations does not augur well for New Delhi's strategic interests. It's a throwback to the Cold War, when India had to choose between the two countries

  • 29-Apr-2019 | Harsh V Pant

    A Chinese re-adjustment on BRI?

    For the moment, it is Southeast Asia and Central Asia that are at the centre of BRI and that have embraced the project wholeheartedly

  • 02-Apr-2019 | Harsh V Pant & Shounak Set

    India's leap in the space

    It remains to be seen whether political will sustains subsequent steps crucial to consolidate this momentum

  • 28-Feb-2019 | Harsh V Pant

    The Saudi pivot to Asia and India's role

    Mohammed bin Salman was trying to signal his intent to align his country more closely with Asian powers, including China and India

  • 19-Jan-2019 | Harsh V Pant

    China's military: The shape of things to come

    With China aiming to develop a "world-class" military by 2050 that can fight and win wars across all theatres, Indian conventional and nuclear thinking will also have to evolve

  • 15-Dec-2018 | Harsh V Pant

    Sovereignty has its revenge in Europe

    Populism is tearing apart the traditional understanding between Brussels and European states. The European dream is facing a crisis which the present leadership is unable to tackle

  • 17-Nov-2018 | Harsh V Pant

    Trump's politics the new normal in US

    While the Republican Party is becoming more firmly entrenched in the rural, mainly white parts of the country, the suburban areas are going in the Democratic direction

  • 27-Oct-2018 | Harsh V Pant

    India and China: A new phase?

    In the wake of America's unilateral approach to trade disputes, China reaches out to India and underscores the need for the two nations to jointly fight protectionism

  • 22-Sep-2018 | Harsh V Pant

    Behind the US-China trade war

    This is a high-stakes strategic conflict between a power which wants to preserve the status quo in its favour and one which wants to usurp that throne. The rest is all theatre