Prateek Joshi is a researcher working on Trans-Himalayan Geopolitics, Pakistani politics and Sino-Indian conflict. Prior to joining VIF, he was working on a project with the Institute of Defence Studies and Analysis, New Delhi. Some of his writings have appeared in CSIS, The National Interest, War on The Rocks and South China Morning Post.

Contributions 
Imran Khan's China Visit and the IMF One of the key challenges that faced Imran Khan as he took over as the Prime Minister of Pakistan was the economy, especially the precarious debt situation and current account deficit. An approach to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) seemed inevi...

Wolesi Jirga Elections - Triumph of Afghan Democracy After being delayed by more than three years, elections for the Afghan National Assembly (Wolesi Jirga) were finally held on 20th October amidst growing threats from the Taliban. The international media had already communicated its prejudi...

पाकिस्तानी अर्थव्यवस्थाः नई सरकार के समक्ष चुनौतियां अब जब इमरान खान ने पाकिस्तान के प्रधानमंत्री पद का दायित्व संभाल लिया है तो उनके समक्ष सबसे बड़...

Pakistan Economy: Challenges Ahead for the New Government Now that Imran Khan has assumed the office of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the most pressing challenge for him would be the management of Pakistan’s economy. These revolve around mounting debt (both domestic and external), growing Chinese loans ...

Imran Khan: Political Inclinations The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged as the largest party with 115 seats in the National Assembly, besides winning two-third seats in the Khyber Pakhtunkwa (KP) provincial assembly and emerging as the second largest party in the Punjab assembly...

Book Reviews 
Cultural Heritage of Jammu and Kashmir, Edited by K. Warikoo, Pentagon Press, 2009, Pages: 338, Price: Rs. 1750, ISBN: 978-81-8274-376-2 Much has been written about Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by the virtue of its disputed status. The ever growing literature by leading scholars and legal experts has continued to emphasize either on the legal aspect of the Kashmir dispute or has analysed J...

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