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Strategic Dynamics and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation in South Asia: A Historical Analysis

by Bhumitra Chakma

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

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  • Politics - Current Events

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    SeriesEuropean University Studies: Series 31, Political Science
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11397534M
    ISBN 100820470236
    ISBN 109780820470238

      The South Asian region has always been regarded vulnerable to military escalation based on its ever-changing complex security dynamics and volatile relations between India and Pakistan. Since the year , the prevalent security environment of the South Asian region has once again become a dominant regional and global concern. The world witnessed Author: Haris Bilal Malik. Nuclear weapons are useful mainly for deterrence and self-defense, not for coercion. The authors evaluate the role of nuclear weapons in several foreign policy contexts and present a trove of new quantitative and historical evidence that nuclear weapons do not help countries achieve better results in coercive diplomacy. The evidence is clear: the.

    Victor Cha, ‘ The second nuclear age: proliferation pessimism versus sober optimism in South Asia and East Asia ’, Journal of Strategic Studies, 2 () pp. 79 – Bhumitra Chakma (ed.), ‘ The politics of nuclear weapons in South Asia ’, (Farnham, Ashgate: ). Recent historical research has shown that prior to the authoritative political decision to build nuclear weapons or give up the quest for the bomb, leaders in numerous Western nations held very different views about the desirability of a nuclear arsenal. 4 However, the binding decision for or against nuclear weapons then typically transformed Author: Schneider, Jonas.

      Andrew O'Neil's outstanding book provides vital insights into the central, and potentially very dangerous, role that nuclear weapons will play in shaping Asia's strategic future. It is lucid, authoritative, and very important to anyone trying Author: Andrew O'neil. most common analysis distills China’s force development to a response to US ballistic missile defense (BMD). 2 Other studies have analyzed the deterrence dynamics of South Asia specifically, discussing China’s role in countering India.3 In reality, China’s nuclear threat perception, and.


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Further, this book explains why international and regional nuclear non-proliferation regimes were ineffective in. Bhumitra Chakma lectures in War and Security Studies in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Hull.

He specialises in South Asian and global nuclear politics and ethnicity and nationalism studies. He is the author of Strategic Dynamics and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation in South Asia (), and has published widely in international journals, Cited by: The first is the way in which nuclear weapons and nuclear energy, might contribute to India’s domestic strength, especially its economic growth; the second is the way in which Indians see.

Nuclear proliferation is the spread of nuclear weapons, fissionable material, and weapons-applicable nuclear technology and information to nations not recognized as "Nuclear Weapon States" by the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or eration has been opposed by many nations with and without.

The missile research and development program was the Pakistan Ministry of Defence secretive program for the comprehensive research and the development of guided missiles.

Initiatives began in Benazir Bhutto Government in a direct response to equivalent program existed in India and was managed under the scrutiny of the Ministry of Defence in close coordination.

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This book investigates drivers and trends in nuclear proliferation in the Global South. Based on an in-depth analysis of South Africa’s nuclear history, it examines general causes of.

An important and critical re-evaluation of South Asia's post-tests nuclear politics, in contrast to other books, this volume emphasises the political dimension of South Asia's nuclear weapons Author: Bhumitra Chakma.

Bhumitra Chakma lectures in War and Security Studies in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Hull. He specialises in South Asian and global nuclear politics and ethnicity and nationalism studies.

He is the author of Strategic Dynamics and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation in South Asia (), and has published widely in international journals. “ The Second Nuclear Age: Proliferation Pessimism versus Sober Optimism in South Asia and East Asia.” Journal of Strategic Stud 4 (December ): 79– Chari, P.

Indo-Pak Nuclear Standoff: The Role of the United by: Strategic Dynamics and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation in South Asia: A Historical Analysis avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 2 editions/5(2). He is the author of Strategic Dynamics and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation in South Asia (), and has published widely in international journals, such as Modern Asian Studies, Asian Security, Asian Survey, Identity, Culture and Politics: an afro-asian dialogue etc.

The Nonproliferation Review is a refereed journal concerned with the causes, consequences, and control of the spread of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons. The Review features case studies, theoretical analyses, historical studies, reports, viewpoints, and book reviews on such issues as state-run weapons programs, treaties and export controls, safeguards, verification.

And so what I thought I'd do today was talk about--give an overview of nuclear proliferation and the consequences of proliferation in South Asia, between India and Pakistan, which is--as Aaron mentioned--an active and ongoing conflict where the threat of conventional war is persistent.

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I highlight the problems that result from uncertainty about the Cited by:   Southern Asia’s Nuclear Powers. strategic deterrence in South Asia." The Stimson Center’s Krepon adds, “Pakistan is a disadvantaged state that tries to compensate for weaknesses with a.

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