US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds a press briefing at the UN headquarters in New York on July 20, 2018. Photo: Reuters

Mike Pompeo must navigate a minefield in South Asia: soothing Pakistan while embracing India

Andrew Hammond says the US secretary of state, on his back-to-back visits to the two neighbouring nations with fraught relations, will have to court Pakistan’s new prime minister while securing closer ties with India as part of America’s Indo-Pacific strategy

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds a press briefing at the UN headquarters in New York on July 20, 2018. Photo: Reuters
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