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How Kim has Cornered the US

How Kim has Cornered the US

Years ago Bernard Brodie wrote about how war will be like after the induction of nuclear weapons. With the evolution of the concepts of deterrence and compellance, war strategies accounted for this “absolute weapon” as a mean to deter and compel the adversary. Thankfully, a nuclear clash has remained hypothetical […]

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Reckoning the Impact of latest US Sanctions against Iran

Reckoning the Impact of latest US Sanctions against Iran

The latest US sanctions against Iran come as Tehran launched its satellite carrying rocket into space (the ‘Simorgh’). Washington believes this missile launch to be “shorten[ing] a pathway” to the development of ICBMs. All six Iranian firms sanctioned, are owned and controlled by the Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group that is […]

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Pakistani (L) and Indian flags stand on a table during an Indian-Pakistan meeting on the Sir Creek region in New Delhi on June 18, 2012. Pakistan and India started two-day talks in New Delhi  to resolve their maritime boundary dispute in the Sir Creek region. Sir Creek, which opens up into the Arabian Sea dividing the Kutch region of the Indian state of Gujarat with the Sindh province of Pakistan,  is a 96-km strip of water that is disputed between India and Pakistan. AFP PHOTO / Prakash SINGH

Indo-Pak Ties: The Rise of the Armageddon

In a recent video confession, the former spokesman of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Ehsanullah Ehsan openly talked about the involvement of the Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) in terrorist attacks inside Pakistan. This comes on the heels of the death sentence awarded to Kulbushan Jadhav. The statement […]

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Pakistan successfully test fires Submarine Launched Cruise Missile Babur-3 (Courtesy: Radio Pakistan)

Deterrence and Second Strike Capability of South Asia

“The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting” (Sun Tzu) In the contemporary era of nuclear deterrence, the probability of a conventional war has lessened because of fear of escalation. The nuclear weapons capable states are threatening and deterring each other by making more technological advancement […]

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Source: Rediff.com

Admittance in the NSG: India or Pakistan?

India applied for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG membership) on 12th May, in response to which Pakistan also submitted a formal application to become an NSG member on 18thMay. Since then, India has been lobbying around internationally, gathering sympathies and collaborating with like-minded nations to support membership of India in […]

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Courtesy: Hindu Business Line

Indian bid for NSG Membership

The editorial in the New York Times titled “No Exceptions for a Nuclear India” has expressed concerns over the bid for an Indian membership in the Nuclear Supplier Group. The NSG is a nuclear club of 48 nations determined to hold back nuclear proliferation by taking extreme measures at export […]

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Source: Mashregh News

The Politics of Israel’s Nuclear Weapons

Strategy is subordinate to politics, where tactics are subordinate to strategy. The Realist school of thought argues that the ultimate aim of a state is its security and survival. Israel a small state with small population and geography has been in a conflict with neighbouring Arab states from the start […]

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Courtesy:Global Times

Nuclear Disarmament and Peace: A tenuous Equation

Throughout the course of history, war and conflict have been a recurring theme. It may not be wrong to say that power is a force of history and that wars have been fought to perpetuate and augment power. Wars have changed drastically in nature, scope and the mechanics involved in […]

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Nuclear Pakistan: Hot Headed or Rational?

Nuclear Pakistan: Hot Headed or Rational?

The essence of the Westphalian state system lies in the concept of territorial sovereignty. Inherent in the sanctity of the mainland is the need for national security. This has become an indispensable vital national interest of all states. The colossal damage caused by the atom bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki […]

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Has Obama Lost the Bout?

Has Obama Lost the Bout?

North America August 14, 2015 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

“Vigilantibus non dormientibus jura subveniunt” applies where one party fails to assert its affirmation and dedication to defend its rights. It may well be restricted to domestic application of native legal provisions, strictly within one state’s judicial domains, but it conveys a fair sense of what went wrong in the […]

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