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India's Nuclear Command and the Force Preparedness for NFU

 Paper no. 589          22. 01. 2003

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Mishra     

This paper is an attempt to address critical doctrinal implementation deficiencies in India's Nuclear Command pattern. The Indian nuclear posture of "no first use" (NFU) has undergone considerable revision since August 1999, but appears unworkable given the exiting arsenal of nuclear weapons’ readiness.

Iraq War: WMD capability and disarmament.

Paper no. 641        25. 03. 2003

                    

by Sangeeta Debashis

THE PAKISTANI-NORTH KOREAN WMD AXIS

    Paper no. 654          07. 04. 2003

by B. Raman

Globalisation versus Swadeshi - A tricky problem for Vajpayee

Paper No. 134                                                    

by  R.Upadhyay

SARS: A Criminal Angle?

    Paper no. 671          23. 03. 2003

by B. Raman

From the beginning of October, 2002, there was a number of reports originating from Pakistan that Osama bin Laden and his Al Qaeda were planning to launch an economic offensive directed mainly at the USA.

Sri Lanka: Heroes’ Day Speech of Prabakaran: Too much is being read. Update No. 39

Paper No. 167                                                29/11/2002

by Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

POKHRAN-II : Five Years later

    Paper no. 690       19. 05. 2003

by R. Swaminathan

"Smiling Budha" on 18 May 1974 was India's first nuclear explosion.  Budha Jayanti in 1998 witnessed Pokhran-II, codenamed Shakti (strength), when India tested five nuclear devices, three on 11 May and two on 13 May. 

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