Strategic Space by Manpreet Sethi
Indian Ratification of the Additional Protocol: Mischievous Reports Miss its Significance
Manpreet Sethi · 21 Jul, 2014 · 4568
On 26-27 June 2014, the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) held its plenary meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The discussion on India’s membership was reportedly on the agenda. Meanwhile, on 23 June, India announced its decision ...
Time for India-China Nuclear-speak
Manpreet Sethi · 16 Jun, 2014 · 4513
It is significant that the first international call that Narendra Modi received soon after taking oath as Prime Minister was from Premier Li Keqiang of China. This has been quickly followed up with the visit of the Chinese Foreign Minister, ...
India and No First Use: Preventing Deterrence Breakdown
Manpreet Sethi · 21 Apr, 2014 · 4393
Several recent writings, including in the context of a possible revision of the Indian nuclear doctrine as mentioned in the BJP manifesto, have mentioned the need for a reconsideration of the no first use (NFU) principle. Many argue that ...
Nuclear Security Summit 2014: Shared Risk, Shared Responsibility
Manpreet Sethi · 17 Mar, 2014 · 4338
In just a few days, heads of governments of about four dozen nations will assemble in the Hague, Netherlands, for the third Nuclear Security Summit. An initiative started by President Obama in 2010 in Washington, the Summit travelled to S ...
US, China and the South Asian Nuclear Construct
Manpreet Sethi · 17 Feb, 2014 · 4311
Most Western writings/conferences on India-Pakistan nuclear deterrence tend to try and understand this dyad in a narrow regional box of South Asia. This is not only stifling and restricting but also not a useful formulation. Rather, the Ind ...