Prof. Manohar Lal Sondhi was one of the foremost thinkers of his generation on indian foreign policy. Though his political activism is widely known, his academic works have not got the kind of recognition they deserve. His writings on Indian foreign policy speak to several key themes in India's external relations today,the role of non-alignment to the ahanging balance of power in the Indo-Pacific.
Harsh V. Pant is Distinguished Fellow and Head of Strategic Studies at Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. He holds a joint appointment as Professor of International Relations in the Deffence Studies Department and the Indian Institute at King's College London. He is also a Non-Resident Fellow with the Wadhwani chair in US-India Policy Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC.