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Q&A Williams & Pant / India Kerry / Today, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is stepping down as her successor, Senator John Kerry, is to be sworn in to replace her. In a private ceremony, Kerry will be sworn in as the second secretary of state of the Obama administration. At his confirmation hearing, the soon-to-be-former Massachusetts senator told his colleagues he believes Clinton has set a high mark for "tireless efforts." But according to one analyst, India is concerned about Kerry's new role. Writing in the Wall Street Journal this week, Harsh Pant, professor of defense studies at King's College, London, says New Delhi is worried that the incoming secretary of state is too "dovish" toward Pakistan. VOA’s Sarah Williams asked Mr. Pant about what he views as India's uneasiness with Kerry as secretary of state

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