Harsh V. Pant is Lecturer of Department of Defence Studies at King's College London. He holds a doctorate degree from the University of Notre Dame and a masters degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University in India. His research interests include WMD proliferation, U.S. foreign policy, and Asia-Pacific security issues. He has been published on these issues by a number of academic journals and other publications including Asian Affairs, Asian Survey, Comparative Strategy, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Defence Studies, International Studies, Middle East Review of International Affairs, Security Dialogue, and South Asian Survey. His views are his own and do not necessarily reflect those of King's College London.