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China rides on Pak to further its nuclear power export ambitions

China appears to be riding its nuclear export ambitions on a cooperation, which is itself built on a blatant violation...

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Repositioning nuclear power: From Fukushima to COP 26

An unprecedented, high-intensity earthquake followed by a tsunami on 11 March 2011 led to disruption of operations at the nuclear...

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Nuclear numbers: Assessing China’s threshold of ‘unacceptable damage’

Contemporary China appears to have a far lower threshold for taking damage than it once projected. Nuclear deterrence works on...

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India’s UNSC tenure 2021-2022: Securing national interest through international leadership

India’s immediate focus should be on nudging inter-state relations into a working relationship to facilitate cooperative action. New year starts...

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Five nuclear issues for incoming Biden administration

Two of these, extension of the New START with Russia, and revival of JCPOA with Iran will need immediate attention....

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Disarming the unarmed: Current reality of nuclear ban treaty

Honduras became the 50th country to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on 24 October 2020....

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China’s contemporary nuclear debates: What’s brewing?

Chinese analysts place the onus of China’s future nuclear trajectory on developments that take place in the US.    ...

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India’s options when faced with a collusive two-front threat

The China-India military stand-off continues and is likely to be a long haul. Meanwhile, there is contemplation that China and...

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China Dream: Xi needs a wake-up call

Xi cannot hope to turn his Dream into a reality without an honestly ‘benign and peaceful’ engagement with other nations,...

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15 years of Indo-US nuclear deal: Benefits transcend nuclear

The deal laid the foundation for greater trust and friendship.   This month marks the 15th anniversary of the start...

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What India’s Covid-19 fight means for its nuclear strategy

None of India’s adversaries must believe that the fear of economic pain would stop India from nuclear retaliation. Springtime, a period...