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#5378, 9 October 2017
East Asia Compass
Shinzo Abe’s North Korea Strategy

Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra comments on the ways in which Abe is using the threat to advance his narrow domestic and foreign policy goals
#5373, 30 September 2017
An Interview with Dr Siegfried Hecker
North Korea’s Nuclear Behaviour and US Diplomacy

Modified version of an earlier interview conducted by Elisabeth Eaves for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, with additional questions from Ruhee Neog for IPCS
#5369, 26 September 2017
Special Commentary
Weapons in Space: Conventional War in the Cosmos?

Allyson Rimmer examines why omitting a clause that bans all weapons from entering outer space is an oversight that presents significant dangers
#5367, 21 September 2017
A Looming Nuclear Arms Race In East Asia?
Nopur Siingh analyses regional security dynamics in the context of North Korean proliferation
#5366, 21 September 2017
India-Japan Civil Nuclear Cooperation: Contextualising Abe's Visit
Shivani Singh considers the existing bottlenecks to the full implementation of the agreement in light of Abe's recent visit
#5364, 18 September 2017
Strategic Space
The Bomb Banned: By and For the NNWS, For Now

Dr Manpreet Sethi asks whether the Ban Treaty may be able to facilitate universal nuclear disarmament
#5357, 6 September 2017
East Asia Compass
North Korea: Testing the Limits of US-South Korea Relations

Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra considers the bilateral relationship in light of North Korea's latest nuclear test
#5351, 31 August 2017
The Strategist
"The World is Not Peaceful"

Vice Admiral (Retd) Vijay Shankar weighs in on the dogmas, past and present, that guide Chinese strategic thinking
#5350, 31 August 2017
Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty: Addressing Normative Concerns
Shivani Singh considers the successes and failures of the recently adopted treaty
#5349, 29 August 2017
North Korea: Time to Focus on Minimisation, Not Denuclearisation
Rahul Raj argues that North Korea has reason to distrust the US and hold onto technology that levels the playing the field
#5348, 26 August 2017
IPCS Discussion
The Nuclear Future

Transcript of remarks made at the IPCS discussion, 'The Nuclear Future', on 8 August 2017
#5344, 22 August 2017
China’s Nuclear Programme: Modernising or Multiplying?
Allyson Rimmer considers the evidence in support of the claims regarding China's nuclear weapons programme
#5342, 22 August 2017
Strategic Space
Stabilising Deterrence: Doctrines Score Over Numbers

Dr Manpreet Sethi asks whether low numbers automatically help generate strategic stability
#5337, 13 August 2017
East Asia Compass
The US' Acrobatic Responses to the North Korean Riddle

Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra analyses the potential reasons for, and implications of, the US' policy stances towards North Korea
#5331, 19 July 2017
Strategic Space
Chinese Responsibility on DPRK: No ‘Theory’, Immutable Reality

Dr Manpreet Sethi evaluates the dimensions and potential implications of China's dismissal of its responsibility in resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis as mere theory
#5314, 28 June 2017
The Strategist
Nuclear Crises in the Time of Orwellian Wars

Vice Adm (Retd)Vijay Shankar weighs in on the dangers posed by nuclear proliferation and non-state actors                  
  
SEMINARS/CONFERENCES/DISCUSSIONS
'The People Next Door: The Curious History of India's Relations with Pakistan'
14 September 2017 , 1530-1700 hrs

   
'The Nuclear Future'
8 August 2017

   
News
[Editorial] Dealing with nuclear waste
The Korea Herald, 19 December 2014
The much awaited nuclear waste facility in Gyeongju will begin operations next year following final approval by the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission last week.

Iran in the middle
The Korea Times, 17 December 2014
International negotiations over Iran's nuclear program have been taking place, in one form or another, for more than a decade. So it is not surprising that the deadline for a final deal has been extended once again. Iran and its interlocutors ―...

A nuclear deal with Iran will require the West to reevaluate its presumptions
Washington Post, 5 December 2014
After a decade of patient negotiations with Iran over its contested nuclear program, the prospects of the United States and other world powers securing a final deal are not good. The wheels of diplomacy will grind on and an extension of the talks should...

Nuclear issue has become part of Iran's identity
The Korea Times, 5 December 2014
In the late 1960s, the Rolling Stones recorded one of their classic tunes: "You Can't Always Get What You Want." The song's philosophical message ― to the extent Mick Jagger and Keith Richards thought about it ― seemed to...

Delaying a nuclear deal advances Irans goal of hegemony with a Shiite crescent
Washington Times, 3 December 2014
Nov. 24 loomed as a strategic date in the history of the globe. Since the P5 plus 1 nations decided a deal with Iran could not be reached, though, history has been delayed seven months. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, among others, has said...

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Issue Briefs, Special Reports, Research Papers
IPCS Forecast 2016
Special Report 182
Roots of the Syrian Crisis
VP Haran
Special Report 181
Modi in Lahore: Indian and Pakistani Reflections
Special Report 180
Charting Global Transitions
IPCS Annual 2015
Special Report 178
Deterrence, Second Strike and Credibility: Revisiting Indias Nuclear Strategy Debate
Rajesh Basrur
Issue Brief 255
Global Nuclear Materials Security: An Agenda for India
IPCS Discussion
Special Report 155
Nuclear Security Summit 2014: Prescriptions and Perspectives
IPCS Special Focus
Special Report 154
Global Nuclear Materials Security: Perspectives from India
IPCS Discussion
Special Report 153
Nuclear Security Summit 2014 and Beyond: An Agenda for India
IPCS Policy Brief
Special Report 152
China, Indian Ocean & the Nuclear Deterrence: The Destabilizing Effect
Sahil Mathur
Issue Brief 245
Nuclear Materials Security: An Assessment of the NTI Index 2014
PR Chari
Issue Brief 244
India, Pakistan and the Nuclear Race
IPCS Debate
Special Report 142
Towards a New Asian Security Architecture?: India and Japan
Rajaram Panda
Issue Brief 223
books
Indo-US Nuclear Deal Seeking Synergy in Bilateralism - Revised Edition
Edited by P R Chari
New Delhi: Routledge, India
Book reviews
Rajesh Rajagopalan reviews
Demystifying India?s Nuclear Decision-making
 
 

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