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RICIN IN INDIAN CONTEXT : Could become a potent weapon in the hands of terrorists.

Paper no. 583          14. 01. 2003

by Sangeeta Debashis

(This paper may be read along with another paper already published in www.saag.org\papers6\paper580.html)

The residue of the ricin on the production process, not the ricin itself seized from Green Wood, London has shocked the world and alerted a possibility of its use by the terrorists.

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

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.

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. 

REAL WMD THREAT: From Pakistan or Iraq?

Paper no. 909             29. 01. 2004

by B.Raman

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