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Limited Deterrence – More questions than answers

Paper.No. 17

"To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the supreme excellence." sun tzu

In its first declaratory policy after self announced status of a nuclear weapons state the Govt. of India said that

Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty and India: Part I

Paper No. 14

by Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

With the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in May 1998, the whole non proliferation scenario has changed. In the negotiations leading to the Prep Com for 2000 Review conference, the attempts of nuclear weapon powers will be to keep what they have and deny the same privileges to the two nuclear powers that have gate crashed. The following is a part of a series we propose to discuss FMCT and other related issues.

CTBT and CTBTO- II (Feed back)

paper No. 9

The response to our paper on CTBT and CTBTO was very satisfying and evoked quite a few queries. Some of the points mentioned are clarified in this note.

1. How can the CTBT be described as non discriminatory when the weapon States are allowed to retain the weapons?

CTBT & CTBTO : where does India stand?

Paper No. 8

 

by Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

Following Pokharan II tests, USA and India have been carrying on bilateral talks over a range of issues from non proliferation to security relating to India and Pakistan.

NPT-REVIEW CONFERENCE 2000 AND INDIA: A COMMENTARY

Paper no. 1117

Background:

The Non Proliferation Treaty that entered into force in 1970 was indefinitely extended in 1995.

NPT REVIEW CONFERENCE 2000: so near yet so far

               Paper no. 118

PAKISTAN’S NUCLEAR CAPABILITY: Fallacious Claims

Paper no. 224          05. 04. 2001

by  Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

Nuclear weapons, like all technology are morally and politically neutral . . . Weapons are not actors but pliant tools to be used or misused by fallible human beings. : Ernest W. Lefever, Foreign Affairs. , November/ December 2000. USA

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