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Episode 24. Who is India's Biggest Strategic Enemy?

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India is fast becoming one of the world's great powers, set to take the number 2 or 3 slot by 2050. This is unless another country were to derail India's current path, and the list of potential derailers is fairly long. So this week we take a look into who will be India's great strategic threats over the next 3 decades, and where India sits in the power struggle for leadership of South Asia today.


Swaminathan Aiyar

  • CATO Institute

Dhruva Jaishankar

  • ORF/Brookings

Harsh V. Pant

  • Kings College London

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