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#4229
31 December 2013
Special Commentary
Iran Nuclear Deal: Israeli and Saudi Arabian Objections

Ruhee Neog and Ayesha Khanyari look at the objections raised by the two countries
#4216
13 December 2013
Special Commentary
Iran Nuclear Deal: Why would Iran want to Weaponise?

Col Rajeev Agarwal says that that Iran does not require nuclear weapons to increase its regional influence or ensure continued regime stability
#4211
9 December 2013
Seminar Report
Iran Nuclear Deal

Ayesha Khanyari reports on the proceedings of the discussion
#4202
30 November 2013
IPCS Debate (Special Commentary)
India-Pakistan and Tactical Nuclear Weapons: A Step closer to the Abyss

Vice Admiral (retd) Vijay Shankar on dispelling opacity and engaging the military
#4197
28 November 2013
Iran Nuclear Deal: Regional Implications
D Suba Chandran comments on the ramifications for Irael, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Afghanistan
#4196
28 November 2013
Iran Nuclear Deal: American Re-Entry into the Middle East?
Prof Chintamani Mahapatra analyses the winners and losers of the deal
#4195
26 November 2013
Iran Nuclear Deal: A Definite Breakthrough
Ruhee Neog looks at the attendant concerns
#4194
26 November 2013
Iran Nuclear Deal: End of Cold War against the West?
Ayesha Khanyari says that it is a pragmatic decision motivated by economic survival
#4173
12 November 2013
IPCS Debate
India-Pakistan and Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Implications of Hatf-9

Beenish Altaf argues that the missile adds to Pakistan's full-spectrum deterrence capability
#4169
11 November 2013
IPCS Debate
India-Pakistan and Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Implications of Hatf-9

Gurmeet Kanwal comments on the nature of TNWs in the wake of the recent Pakistani missile test
#4161
31 October 2013
Iran: Nuclear Negotiations
Ruhee Neog looks at why popular opinion widely supposes that Rouhani’s arrival hails a new direction in Iran’s nuclear trajectory
#4135
8 October 2013
IPCS Debate
India, Nuclear Weapons and ‘Massive Retaliation’: The Impossibility of Limitation?

Ali Ahmed responds to Amb Shyam Saran’s comments on India's nuclear doctrine
#4130
1 October 2013
IPCS Debate
Technological Change and Security: Implications for India

PR Chari responds to Amb Shyam Saran’s Prem Bhartia Memorial Lecture in August 2013
#4123
16 September 2013
‘Nuclear Weapons, Costs and Myths’: In Response
Ruhee Neog takes forward the arguments presented by Chinmaya Gharekhan in an Indian Express article
#4081
9 August 2013
US and Pakistan: The Unlikelihood of a Civil Nuclear Deal
Iranga Kahangama analyses the possibility of a potential civilian nuclear deal between US and Pakistan
#4020
3 July 2013
Iran: What Does Rouhani Bring to the Table?
Somya Chhabra on whether he will be able to garner domestic consensus to change the economy and polity
#4006
24 June 2013
Obama and Nuclear Disarmament:
Why Berlin is not Prague-II

PR Chari discusses the agenda for nuclear disarmament
#4001
19 June 2013
IPCS Discussion:
15 Years After India and Pakistan's Nuclear Tests

Somya Chhabra reports on the discussion on the nuclear tests of both countries and their international and domestic ramifications
#3988
10 June 2013
Nuclear Energy: Infeasibility and Unimportance
M. V. Ramana outlines the thesis of his book, “The Power of Promise: Examining Nuclear Energy in India”
#3971
5 June 2013
FMCT: Questioning Mass Destruction as the Basis for International Order
Vijay Shankar delves into Pakistan's standpoint vis-a-vis the FMCT debate
#3956
29 May 2013
Pakistan: The FMCT Debate Within
Rabia Akhtar assesses the country’s position and conditions acceptable for it to be a party to the treaty
#3945
23 May 2013
Nuclear Security Summit: The North Korea-Iran Conundrum
Somya Chhabra rationalises whether the summit’s selectivity vis-à-vis its agenda signals its failure
#3924
9 May 2013
IPCS Discussion: Troubling Tehran & Reflections on Geopolitics
Portia B Conrad reports on the discussion of the book, 'Troubling Tehran: Reflections on Geopolitics'
#3919
7 May 2013
Carnegie Nuclear Policy Conference 2013: China’s Strategic Nuclear Posture
Vijay Shankar contextualises China's White Paper on Defence to re-assess its strategic nuclear orientation
#3918
6 May 2013
India, Pakistan and the Nuclear Race: Strengthening the Risk Reduction Measures
Salma Malik on Pakistan's perspective in the IPCS debate with Vijay Shankar, PR Chari, D Suba Chandran, and Rabia Akhtar on Michael Krepon's commentary
#3908
30 April 2013
Iran, Islam and Nuclear Weapons: Engage Teheran instead of Isolating
D. Suba Chandran reflects on "Troubling Tehran: Reflections on Geopolitics" edited by Rajaram Nagappa and Arun Vishwanathan
#3906
30 April 2013
Book Review: Contextualising Iran
Manpreet Sethi reviews “Troubling Tehran - Reflections on Geopolitics” edited by Rajaram Nagappa and Arun Vishwanathan
#3897
28 April 2013
Carnegie Nuclear Policy Conference 2013: Deterrence and Disarmament
PR Chari analyses the session on "Deterrence, Disarmament, and Non-Proliferation in Obama's Second Term"
#3896
28 April 2013
India, Pakistan and the Nuclear Race: An Assessment
Michael Krepon responds to the Indian and Pakistani critique on his commentary
#3892
24 April 2013
India, Pakistan and the Nuclear Race: The Two Pots Down the Nuclear Stream
Rabia Akhtar on Pakistan's perspective in the IPCS debate with Vijay Shankar, PR Chari, and D Suba Chandran on Michael Krepon's commentary
#3891
23 April 2013
Special Commentary: Carnegie 2013 Nuclear Policy Conference
Arun Vishwanathan takes note of the important issues emerging from the discussions at the Conference
#3889
21 April 2013
P-3C vs. P-8I: India, Pakistan and the Naval Balance
Vijay Sakhuja compares the relative strategic value of the recent acquisitions for the countries’ navies
#3885
18 April 2013
The North Korean Crisis: Musudan Missile Test a Potential Face-Saver for Kim Jong-un?
Aakriti Bhutoria on the significance of the nuclear missile test on the dictatorial tactics of Kim Jong-un
#3882
17 April 2013
India, Pakistan and the Nuclear Race: No Clear Winners
D. Suba Chandran joins the IPCS debate with Vice Admiral (Retd.) Vijay Shankar and PR Chari on Michael Krepon's commentary
#3881
16 April 2013
India, Pakistan and the Nuclear Race: The Elephant and the Dilemma of Nuclear Force Planning
Vice Admiral (Retd.) Vijay Shankar joins the IPCS debate with PR Chari on Michael Krepon's commentary
#3880
12 April 2013
Special Commentary: India’s Missile Defence
Amit Gupta analyses whether the country is securing the homeland or complicating deterrence
#3879
11 April 2013
India, Pakistan and the Nuclear Race: The Strategic Entanglement
PR Chari critiques Michael Krepon's commentary on "Nuclear Race on the Subcontinent: The Tortoise and the Hare"
#3873
6 April 2013
Japan: Two Years After Fukushima
Rajaram Panda assesses the lessons learnt from the 3/11 disaster
#3870
4 April 2013
K-15 SLBM: Where does it stand?
P. Arjun Subramanian discusses the implications of the successful test firing for India’s deterrence strategy
#3859
28 March 2013
The Netherlands 2014 Nuclear Security Summit: An Agenda
Debak Das outlines the primary concerns facing the Netherlands Summit in 2014 
 
 

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