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Nuclear Weapons and India"s National Security

by M.L. Sondhi

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Published by Har Anand Publications,India .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • India,
  • Congresses,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation,
  • Political aspects,
  • Military policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9070986M
    ISBN 108124106614
    ISBN 109788124106617

    A list of 42 occasions when threats of nuclear weapon use were held forth has been provided in J. SINGH & T. BERNAUER (Security of Third World Countries, Aldershot, Dartmouth (UK) , pp. ).Here is a statement from a Pugwash meeting: “In the last 50 years the use of nuclear weapons was explicitly threatened occasionally, implicitly threatened continuously, seriously contemplated.   The American national security bureaucracy has invested tremendously in India in recent times. Designating India as a “major defense partner” in , then-defense secretary Ashton Carter noted this would allow “the United States and India to cooperate in a way that we do only with our closest and most long-standing allies.” India’s prominence in the latest National Security.

      The bomb has made India safer. Given its adverse security environment in the early s, India’s pursuit of nuclear weapons as a deterrent .   In May this year, it will be 11 years since India crossed the nuclear Rubicon and became a de facto nuclear weapons power. The strategy of ambivalence, namely keeping the Author: CHITRAPU UDAY BHASKAR.

    Weapons of peace by Raj Chengappa; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Nuclear energy, Nuclear weapons, Government policy, National security, Military.. If you are looking for the book Weapons of Peace: Secret Story of India's Quest to Be a Nuclear Power by Raj Chengappa in pdf form, in that case you come on to the.   It was seen “to coordinate and direct all the resources of the nation towards the attainment of the political object of the war”. 2 By the middle of the twentieth century, the advent of nuclear weapons and the concept of total war grand strategy came to be concerned with politics as well and involved “basically in the mobilisation and.


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Bharat Karnad is Research Professor in National Security Studies at the Center for Policy Research, New Delhi. He was a Member of the (First) National Security Advisory Board, National Security Council, Government of India, Member of the Nuclear Doctrine Drafting Group and Adviser on Defense Expenditure to the Finance Commission, : Bharat Karnad.

Get this from a library. Nuclear weapons and India's national security. [M L Sondhi; Indian Council of Social Science Research.;] -- Papers presented at a workshop organized by Indian Council of Social Science Research in June "Karnad (Center for Policy Research, India) presents a detailed account of the evolution of India's nuclear policy since the country's independence This is an informative study by one of the country's foremost strategic thinkers and is a must-read book for anyone interested in understanding this complex by: If you are interested in the issue of nuclear proliferation, then I recommend this book.

Its analyses of South Asia go well beyond those in a typical magazine or newspaper. Americans may also be interested in this book for a more specific reason. Pakistan has amassed several nuclear weapons, to counter India.5/5(1).

"George Perkovich's book is one I wish I had written. India's Nuclear Bomb appears at a critical moment in global nuclear history, and it will have an important impact on the current policy debate in the United States, India, and Pakistan, as well as on the future histories of Indian politics and international security policy.".

NEW DELHI: There has been no change in India's nuclear doctrine, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Wednesday. Responding to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said India is committed to maintaining credible minimum deterrence and the policy of no-first use of nuclear weapons.

"There has been no change in India's nuclear. India has developed and possesses weapons of mass destruction in the form of nuclear gh India has not made any official statements about the size of its nuclear arsenal, recent estimates suggest that India has – nuclear weapons and has produced enough weapons-grade plutonium for up to – nuclear weapons.

InIndia was estimated to have kg of First fusion weapon test: 11 May ᵇ. India’s Nuclear Bomb and National Security gives an analytic account of the dynamics of India's nuclear build up. It puts forward a new comprehensive model, which goes beyond the classic strategic model of accepting motives of arming behaviour, and incorporates the dynamics in India’s nuclear pr.

Frey, Karsten. India’s Nuclear Bomb and National Security. New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, pp. / The dynamics of acquiring a nuclear status for a country seems easy to comprehend for an average educated person.

The often quoted reason is the imminent threat from the nuclearized environment around her. Ensuring national security transcends strategic, military, diplomatic, economic, social and technological factors.

The internal security situation remains grim with insurgencies, terrorism and Author: SD Pradhan. Of course, there is a nuclear doctrine which was first drafted by the National Security Advisory Board shortly after India declared itself a nuclear. Robert Gates, US Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA), who had led a mission to the two countries at this time, has said that the US was not predicting an immediate nuclear war but a series of clashes that would lead to a conventional war, which they believed would inevitably go nuclear (Andrew ).Author: Verghese Koithara.

COMMAND AND CONTROL OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN INDIA AUGUST 1, Summary. Indian strategists and policy makers have been grappling with the challenges of setting up a system for the command and control of nuclear weapons since the s, when some in the country started debating whether to acquire nuclear weapons.

Get this from a library. India's nuclear bomb and national security. [Karsten Frey] -- "This book gives an analytic account of the dynamics of India's nuclear build-up. In contrast to conventional studies on the issue, the author puts forward a new model, which goes beyond the classic.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The reason for the kerfuffle this time are a couple of sentences in former national security advisor Shivshankar Menon’s book, Choices: Inside the Making of Indian Foreign Policy.

Menon writes “There is a potential grey area as to when India would use nuclear weapons first. In MayIndia conducted its first nuclear bomb tests since at the Indian Army Pokhran Test Range. Known as Pokhran-II, the tests involved five detonations and were followed by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee declaring India a full nuclear state.

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On 8 Januarythe Vivekananda International Foundation organised a roundtable on Global Nuclear Developments and India’s Policy challenges.

Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF, opened the floor by laying the purpose of the roundtable, which is to analyse the global nuclear environment and.

Sagan is the author of Moving Targets: Nuclear Strategy and National Security, The Limits of Safety: Organizations, Accidents, and Nuclear Weapons, and, with coauthor Kenneth N. Waltz, The Spread. South Asian security landscape tends to comprise of belligerence, increasing arms race, potential changes in nuclear strategies or doctrines, and absence of nuclear risk reduction measures.

These factors have urged the security strategists to analyze the risks of ‘shifting strategic logic’ and ‘growing military capabilities’ of India.4] Command and control of nuclear weapons will be under civilian authority.

5] Despite acquiring nuclear weapons, nuclear doctrine mentions that India continues to believe that Indian security is served better in nuclear weapon free world, India will continue to work for .After the May nuclear tests, India’s National Security Advisory Board came up with a draft nuclear doctrine in August Later, in JanuaryIndia put out an official nuclear doctrine, which was adopted by the Cabinet Committee of National : Ejaz Haider.