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  • 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

  • 30-Jul-2018 | Harsh V Pant

    The challenges of higher education

    If India wants to satisfy the aspirations of its youth, it will have to revamp the higher education system without ifs and buts

  • 24-May-2018 | Harsh V Pant

    Closer India-Indonesia ties make sense

    The two large democracies in the Indo-Pacific are growing closer as authoritarian China grows more menacing and America's future posture towards Asia remains uncertain

  • 15-Feb-2018 | Harsh V Pant

    The challenge of education in India

    Indian universities are seen today to be serving every conceivable purpose except the one that they were designed for: the cultivation of the intellect

  • 20-Sep-2014 | Harsh V Pant

    Harsh V Pant: Managing Mr Xi

    India's China policy will be effective only when India gets its other bilateral relationships in order. Managing China is not going to be easy

  • 30-Aug-2014 | Harsh V Pant

    Harsh V Pant: The Modi-Abe connection

    Can the two nationalistic prime ministers completely rework the India-Japan relationship?

  • 26-Jul-2014 | Harsh V Pant

    Harsh V Pant: India's Israel posturing

    Despite representing a nation that is a victim of cross-border terrorism, our members of Parliament have no compunction in equating a liberal democratic Israel with a terrorist organisation such as Ha

  • 21-Jun-2014 | Harsh V Pant

    Harsh V Pant: The new security agenda

    The appointment of Ajit Doval, a former head of the Intelligence Bureau, as National Security Advisor indicates that internal security will be Mr Modi's top priority

  • 28-Dec-2013 | Harsh V Pant

    Harsh V Pant: China's difficult rise

    How to manage China's rise and mould its behaviour will be one of New Delhi's biggest diplomatic challenges in the years ahead. India should watch China's behaviour closely and learn how to deal with

  • 23-Nov-2013 | Harsh V Pant

    Harsh V Pant: India and Vietnam add a new punch to their relationship

    Delhi has progressed in its ties with Vietnam, particularly on the defence front, in an attempt to ally with other Asian nations concerned about China's rise

  • 12-Oct-2013 | Harsh V Pant

    Harsh V Pant: India turns to the East

    India has enhanced its presence in East Asia, while Indonesia took the lead in bringing one of the world's fastest growing economies closer to Asean

  • 24-Aug-2013 | Harsh V Pant

    Manmohan Singh returns to Rao, finally

    When the prime minister thanked his predecessor during his Independence Day speech, it was significant because it was Dr Singh's final acknowledgement that political support for reform is essential

  • 24-Jul-2013 | Harsh V Pant

    Shinzo Abe's balance of power

    Japan is going through a course correction. After muddling through seven leaders since 2006, the Japanese populace is finally underlining its disenchantment with perennial instability. In a strong sign of approval for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ...

  • 15-Jun-2013 | Harsh V Pant

    The Persian puzzle

    Indian policymakers will hope that stability and moderation return to Iran, especially with regard to the nuclear question, after the presidential elections

  • 20-Apr-2013 | Harsh V Pant

    What Kabul means to Beijing

    China seems more willing to co-operate with India over Afghanistan, but New Delhi should step carefully

  • 23-Mar-2013 | Harsh V Pant

    India, the too-reluctant power

    Huge costs are being imposed on Indian foreign policy because of the domestic drift in the country's polity