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Obama and Nuclear Disarmament: An Indian Critique

The Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, as a part of its Nuclear Security Project organized a panel discussion on 8 May 2009, to analyse the implications of Barack Obama’s speech on nuclear disarmament in Prague.

The discussions were led by Amb. Arundhati Ghose, former Permanent Representative of India to the UN Conference on Disarmament; Rear Adm. Raja Menon, Chairman, Task Force on Net Assessment and Simulation in the National Security Council; Prof. PR Chari, Research Professor, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies; and Dr. G. Balachandran, Visiting Fellow, Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis.

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