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Nuclear weapon options and the strategic environment in South Asia

Wayne Ayres Wilcox

Nuclear weapon options and the strategic environment in South Asia

arms control implications for India

by Wayne Ayres Wilcox

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Published by Southern California Arms Control and Foreign Policy Seminar in [Santa Monica .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear arms control.,
    • India -- Foreign relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Wayne Wilcox.
      ContributionsSouthern California Arms Control and Foreign Policy Seminar. Working Group: Future Proliferation and Arms Control.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX1974.7 .W52
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 40 p.
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5086677M
      LC Control Number74157961

      House. She specializes in nuclear weapons policies and leads projects on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons. Unal worked in the Strategic Analysis Branch at NATO Allied Command and Transformation, taught international relations and served as an international election observer in Iraq during the Iraqi parliamentary. "This outstanding book serves as a sobering reminder of the dangers that crises between regional nuclear actors pose to global peace. One of the world's foremost experts on U.S. policy towards South Asia, Moeed Yusuf has produced powerful original scholarship that emphasizes the critical role the United States has played, and must continue to play, in managing these .

      India and Nuclear Asia will fill that gap in our knowledge by focusing on the post evolution of Indian nuclear thought, its arsenal, the triangular rivalry with Pakistan and China, and New Delhi's nonproliferation policy approaches. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the military consequences of a U.S. decision to use tactical nuclear weapons (TNW) in Southeast Asia, under the assumption that the war remains theater-limited and that no strategic exchange occurs.

      Strategic Asia Program. The Strategic Asia Program aims to strengthen and inform strategic and policy decisions by providing innovative research on challenges and opportunities for U.S. national interests in the Asia-Pacific region. The Strategic Asia Program: Offers an authoritative assessment of Asia’s evolving strategic environment. Get this from a library! Indo-Russian military and nuclear cooperation: lessons and options for U.S. policy in South Asia. [Jerome M Conley] -- "In this book Jerome M. Conley argues that strained Indo-American relations stem from a deep nexus of historical factors. Conley begins his examination of the delicate balance of power in the region.


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Nuclear weapon options and the strategic environment in South Asia by Wayne Ayres Wilcox Download PDF EPUB FB2

The effect of nuclear weapons on the behaviour of newly nuclear states, and the potential for future international crises, are of particular concern. As a region of burgeoning economic and political importance, South Asia offers a crucial test of proliferation’s effects on the crisis behaviour of newly nuclear : Paperback.

Nuclear Weapons and Deterrence Stability in South Asia. Authors (view affiliations) Through an empirical examination of the effects of nuclear weapons during five crises between India and Pakistan sinceas well as a discussion of the theoretical logic of Indo-Pakistani nuclear deterrence, the book offers suggestions for enhancing.

Strategic Dynamics and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation in South Asia A Historical Analysis to be inconsistent with the post-Cold War global strategic environment. Further, this book explains why international and regional nuclear non-proliferation regimes were ineffective in preventing India and Pakistan from going nuclear.

Nuclear Option. Prisoners of the Nuclear Dream. In This Book Some Of South Asia S Best Minds Address Questions On The Political, Scientific, Strategic, Economic And Environmental Aspects Of India S Decision To Proceed With The Nuclear Weapons Programme.

The Contributors Include Kanti Bajpai, Admiral L. Ramdas, Amartya Sen, Amulya Reddy And Jean Dreze. Moreover, Nuclear weapons have played a significant role to revolutionize the relations among Major Powers and South Asian states.

Such as positive trajectory of Indo-US Nexuses and Trump’s ‘Do More’ rhetoric for Pakistan has made the South Asia’s strategic environment more complex and unpredictable. The security environment in South Asia has been marked by instability for several decades.

The foremost causes of regional instability are the nuclear weapons-cum-missile development program of China, North Korea, and Pakistan; the strident march of Islamist fundamentalism.

Southern Asia is home to three nuclear powers—China, India, and Pakistan—that continue to expand and modernize their arms programs.

Motivated by the need to address perceived security threats, each is seeking to expand ballistic missile and cruise missile-based nuclear delivery systems. Suddenly India was relegated to a back-bench in South Asia.

From a position of supreme dominance inIndia had fallen to the position of a strategic (and nuclear) also-ran inDelhi saw its relative position vis a vis Pakistan or China rapidly deteriorate. WASHINGTON: South Asia is among a few regions in the world where nuclear weapons could be used in a regional conflict, the outgoing US Vice President Joe Biden warned on Saturday.

The threat of nuclear terrorism in South Asia has resumed a greater profile as India and Pakistan continue to maintain a large number of nuclear facilities. The recent hostile attitude of Mr Modi. In the region South Asia, political attitudes toward conflict resolution, domestic and regional compulsions, and conditions generating nuclear tensions continue to foster instability.

Earlier, the demise of the Cold War made the strategic balance between the world’s two nuclear superpowers irrelevant. The Korean peninsula is at the core of the conflict, and the North Korean nuclear issue heightens the tension between North and South Korea.

The establishment of a NWFZ in Northeast Asia should serve to protect the indigenous population from the scourge of a nuclear arms race. The nuclear optimists, as believers in the deterrence capabilities of nuclear arsenal, do not credit the U.S. for dousing all flames in nuclearized South Asia.

The pessimists credit everything but. South Asia cut across the major faultlines of the UN system with respect to the challenges of economic development, environmental protection, food and water security, democratic governance and human rights, nu-File Size: KB.

implications for deterrence stability in South Asia. Shidore argues that two core operational aspects of India’s strategic culture — nuclear minimalism and strategic restraint — are increasingly under stress, and that modifica-tions of these precepts are likely to increase deterrence instability.

He con. CO | South Asia: Tactical Nuclear Weapons and Strategic Risk. Rajesh Basrur. The advent of tactical nuclear weapons to South Asia lowers the nuclear threshold in the event fighting breaks out.

Though nuclear weapons are generally considered “unusable” because of their horrific effects, small weapons designed for battlefield use are. "A comprehensive and insightful study of India's nuclear capabilities and doctrine, and of the strategic environment in the larger South Asian region.

This book will be a valuable resource for students, analysts, and policymakers." ― S. Paul 5/5(1). An important and critical re-evaluation of South Asia's post-tests nuclear politics.

Unlike other books, this volume emphasises the political dimension of South Asia's nuclear weapons, explains how the bombs are used as politico-strategic assets rather than pure battlefield weapons and how they are employed by India and Pakistan in an extremely complex and competitive South Asian strategic.

On the other hand, Indo-Pacific countries such as Pakistan, India, and China have a strong role in shaping the international nuclear landscape and the future of arms control, and may take leadership positions in mitigating strategic risks such as climate change and nuclear weapons use.

In terms of South Asia’s water challenges, the existential importance of the resource has the potential to either facilitate inter-state cooperation. Nuclear Stability in South Asia Sumit Ganguly On May 11India conducted a series of five nuclear tests. Pakistan followed with six tests of its own on May 30 and l These tests effectively lifted the veil of opacity that had long characterized the two countries' nuclear weapons.

One chapter in the book, by Jeffrey McCausland, analyzes the operational difficulties of trying to incorporate tactical nuclear weapons into land warfare. He concludes that Pakistan’s embrace of nuclear weapons for use close to the forward edge of battle will multiply challenges of command and control as well as nuclear safety and security.Peculiarities of South Asian Nuclear Environment.

South Asian deterrence situation does not lend itself to an easy comparison with the traditional deterrence model that developed between the NATO and the Warsaw Pact led by the United States and the Soviet Union respectively during the Cold War years.

It may be pertinent here to highlight. According to our country’s principle, its stand of no first use of nuclear weapons, the Second Artillery will carry out a nuclear missile attack against the enemy’s important strategic targets.