Harsh V. Pant

Harsh V Pant teaches in the Defence Studies Department at King’s College London. He is also an Adjunct Fellow with the Wadhwani Chair in US-India Policy Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC. His current research is focused on Asian security issues.

For Harsh V. Pant's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Commentary / World Feb 15, 2015

Upstart Indian party slows Modi juggernaut

Delhi voters appear ready to give the Aam Aadmi Party another chance after recent state elections. It testifies to the hard work that members of this anti-corruption upstart have done the past few months to reinstate confidence in their ability to deliver on commitments. ...

New phase in India-U.S. ties

Commentary / World Jan 30, 2015

New phase in India-U.S. ties

What India's prime minister and a lame-duck U.S. president have just accomplished again underscores how well Narendra Modi understands the workings of modern-day diplomacy and how far ahead he is of his political critics.

Commentary / World Dec 21, 2014

India and China slugging it out in South Asia

As India and China compete with each other for economic and political influence in South Asia, they are likely to concentrate more on their relative gains vis-à-vis each other than on the absolute gains regional cooperation could bestow.

Commentary / World Oct 26, 2014

Modi government faces Kashmir conundrum

Just as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was trying to project himself as a global statesman recently, Pakistan decided it needed attention. So, as usual, it escalated tensions along its border with India.