Harsh V. Pant is vice president, studies and foreign policy, at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi and a professor of international relations at King’s College London. He is also director (honorary) of Delhi School of Transnational Affairs at Delhi University. His current research is focused on Asian security issues. His most recent books include India and Global Governance: A Rising Power and Its Discontents, Politics and Geopolitics: Decoding India’s Neighbourhood Challenge, America and the Indo-Pacific: Trump and Beyond, New Directions in India’s Foreign Policy: Theory and Praxis, India’s Nuclear Policy, The US Pivot and Indian Foreign Policy, Handbook of Indian Defence Policy, and India’s Afghan Muddle. He writes regularly for various Indian and international media outlets including Japan Times, Wall Street Journal, The National (UAE), Hindustan Times and The Telegraph.