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India"s Nuclear Bomb

The Impact on Global Proliferation (Philip E. Lilienthal Book)
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Central government policies, Nuclear weapons, Political Freedom & Security - International Secur, India, Nuclear Proliferation, World politics, Current Affairs, Politics / Current Events, History: World, Military & War, History & Theory - General, Military Science, History / Asia, Asia - India & South Asia, 1989-, Hi
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Ghaziabad: Vikas, (OCoLC) Document Type. 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.

Summary. Making the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party’s nuclear tests in its starting point, this book examines how opinion amongst India’s ‘attentive’ public shifted from supporting nuclear abstinence to accepting — and even feeling a need for — a more assertive policy, by examining the complexities of the debate in India on nuclear policy in the s.

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." —Stephen Cohen, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC/5(2).

A detailed narrative and assessment of India's year debate over nuclear weapons development. In May India joined the ranks of the world's nuclear powers when it detonated five atomic weapons.

In this penetrating and extremely well-researched and -documented study, Perkovich, Director of the Secure World Program of the W.

Alton Jones Foundation, analyzes the complex and conflicting. 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.

Book Description. Making the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party’s nuclear tests in its starting point, this book examines how opinion amongst India’s ‘attentive’ public shifted from supporting nuclear abstinence to accepting — and even feeling a need for — a more assertive policy, by examining the complexities of the debate in India on nuclear policy in the s.

The nuclear tests had been carried out twice in and The test of the has carried out to show the world about India's capability. As India was on the verge to become the victim of the cold war in the Bangladesh Liberation war wh.

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India's Habituation with the Bomb: Nuclear Learning in South Asia Naeem Salik. This book, a mirror image of a book about Pakistan entitled Learning to Live with the Bomb by Naeem Salik, has been jointly authored by Pakistani and Indian scholars and provides an objective and insightful analysis of Indias experience of managing its nuclear capability including its doctrinal.

Making the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party’s nuclear tests in its starting point, this book examines how opinion amongst India’s ‘attentive’ public shifted from supporting nuclear abstinence to accepting — and even feeling a need for — a more assertive policy, by examining the complexities of the debate in India on nuclear policy in the by: 6.

For India, nuclear deterrence is defensive and a means to secure its sovereignty and security. Its strategy of assured retaliation, combined with “no first use,” provides adequate guarantee Author: Jayant Prasad. In MayIndia shocked the world&#;and many of its own citizens&#;by detonating five nuclear weapons in the Rajasthan desert.

Why did India bid for nuclear weapon status at a time when nations had signed a ban on nuclear testing. What drove India's new Hindu Pages:   (2, kilograms divided by 4 kilograms per bomb = nuclear bombs.) As can be seen, this figure is substantially more than the commonly accepted maximum number.

And even this nuclear bomb figure is low. After all, it was calculated using the best estimate—8, kilograms—of India’s reactor-grade plutonium as of the year   AFTER the Pokhran explosion onUnited States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger not only accepted realistically the possibility of India going for the Bomb but also made a constructive proposal to Indias Ambassador, T.N.

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Get this from a library. India's nuclear bomb: the impact on global proliferation. [George Perkovich] -- Perkovich (W. Alton Jones Foundation) painstakingly describes the evolution of India's nuclear arsenal from to The stockpile resulted not from military need but rather from the efforts of.

INDIA'S NUCLEAR BOMB: The Impact on Global Proliferation, by George Perkovich. University of California Press,pp., $ (cloth). In many ways. No First Use of Nuclear Weapons, Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament, DOI: / To link to this article: g// SALIENT FEATURES OF INDIA'S NUCLEAR DOCTRINE •India has declared itself as de facto nuclear weapon states in after operation Shakti.

•The draft nuclear Doctrine was release in •It was one of them first initiative of newly constituted National Security Council. India conducted its first successful nuclear bomb test, codenamed Smiling Buddha, in It maintained that this was a peaceful test and it had no intention of militarizing its nuclear programme.

However, the international community responded with an embargo on the nuclear exports to India which subsequently crippled the country’s : Manisha M.

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" Managing India's Nuclear Forces fills a large and critical void in India's nuclear discourse. Verghese Koithara discusses in depth, with expertise and insight, the extremely demanding and complex issues involved in owning a nuclear arsenal and in projecting : Verghese Koithara.In October when China conducted its first nuclear test at Lop Nor, it became the first Asian state to have entered the elite club of nuclear weapon states.

The Chinese bomb posed a number of predicaments for India, Asia's largest democracy. For one, the Sino-Indian bilateral relationship spiraled into outright hostility as the territorial dispute between the two festered.In this book, Bhatia studies India's nuclear policy from to His investigations cover foreign policy and nuclear energy in domestic planning during this period.

Drawing on research at Oxford, Bhatia draws on exclusive personal papers from India's nuclear chief Homi Bhabha in this book, unveiling never-before-seen information on how India's nuclear policy was.