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Nuclear Deterrence in Southern Asia
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Nuclear Deterrence in Southern Asia
China, India and Pakistan

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495 pages | SAGE India
The triadic relationship between India, Pakistan and China and their nuclear weapons policies is analyzed in this volume.

The three countries have been evaluated on their strategic culture, the role of nuclear weapons in their overall military strategy, the nature of public opinion, responses to the various arms control treaties, and foreign policy choices.

The book highlights how these countries, with their different political systems, act on crucial issues like deterrance, proliferation, weaponization, foreign policies and the use of the bomb.

 
Introduction
 
Nuclear Weapons and International System
 
Revisiting Deterrence
 
China
 
India
 
Pakistan
 
Conclusions

"This balanced and carefully analyzed work raises grave concerns about the breakdown of deterrence in this turbulent region. A specialized work, of value to most large universities."

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Arpit Rajain

Arpit Rajain is a Senior Policy Analyst at the New Delhi office of the Centre for Global Studies, Mumbai. Prior to joining the Centre, he was a Research Fellow at the ORF Institute of Security Studies, New Delhi. He has also worked at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), New Delhi, on WMD issues for six years and been part of projects with the Ministry of External Affairs and the Office of the Integrated Defence Staff, Government of India.The author is currently involved in policy risk analysis and assessment with several multinational companies. He has previously co-edited three books, including Nuclear Stability in... More About Author

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