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Nuclear Deterrence in Southern Asia
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Nuclear Deterrence in Southern Asia
China, India and Pakistan

First Edition


April 2005 | 495 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
The triadic relationship between India, Pakistan and China and their nuclear weapons policies is analyzed in this volume.

The three countries have been evaluated on their strategic culture, the role of nuclear weapons in their overall military strategy, the nature of public opinion, responses to the various arms control treaties, and foreign policy choices.

The book highlights how these countries, with their different political systems, act on crucial issues like deterrance, proliferation, weaponization, foreign policies and the use of the bomb.

 
Introduction
 
Nuclear Weapons and International System
 
Revisiting Deterrence
 
China
 
India
 
Pakistan
 
Conclusions

"This balanced and carefully analyzed work raises grave concerns about the breakdown of deterrence in this turbulent region. A specialized work, of value to most large universities."

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ISBN: 9780761932840
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