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India-Pakistan Relations:  A Brief Survey of the Evolving Conflict Terrain

India-Pakistan Relations: A Brief Survey of the Evolving Conflict Terrain

It is pertinent for India to realise that the use of force, which comes with risk of self-destruction, will not coerce neighbours to change course, even for its own good.

Sanctioning the DPRK? This Time It’s All about Implementation Not Design

Sanctioning the DPRK? This Time It’s All about Implementation Not Design

There are reasons to doubt whether extended sanctions against North Korea will produce the outcomes that key players want to achieve

International Monitoring of North Korea’s 2016 Nuclear Test

International Monitoring of North Korea’s 2016 Nuclear Test

Sanctioning the North Korean economy and its leadership seems to be the best possible short-term option available to the international community to curb its nuclear proliferation.

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To Press, Or Not to Press the Button?

The foundation of British strategic security requires ideas and assumptions that we can no longer be sure of; in the long run, nuclear deterrence seems unconvincing.

India and the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit

India and the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit

India must play a crucial role in the Hague Nuclear Security Summit to assure the world its nuclear security and safety is dealt with by a responsible nation.

Escalation Gambit: North Korea’s Perilous Play for Security and Prosperity

Escalation Gambit: North Korea’s Perilous Play for Security and Prosperity

The hostile posturing of the North Korean leadership is decipherable if located within the context of its symbiotic national security and economic development goals.

Extend the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program

Extend the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program

Failure of the world’s largest nuclear weapons states to continue bilateral nuclear cooperation will send an unnerving signal to the world community and increase the global risk of nuclear terrorism.

Israel-Iran Nuclear Crisis: A Diplomatic Opportunity

Israel-Iran Nuclear Crisis: A Diplomatic Opportunity

A nuclear-armed Iran could create a military catastrophe for the region, potentially demanding a militarized response from neighbors. However, it is not without opportunity for resolution.

Israel’s Bomb: Or, Finance as the Undoing of Foreign Policy

Israel’s Bomb: Or, Finance as the Undoing of Foreign Policy

Countries’ sovereign wealth funds often invest in companies that run counter to their foreign policy. We may never definitively know who is financing the Israeli bomb.

Sam Harris’ Liberal Masquerade

Sam Harris’ Liberal Masquerade

Harris’ politics represent radical authoritarianism and nativism masquerading as progressive liberalism, glossed by a veneer of academic respectability.

To Strike or Not to Strike: What is the Endgame in Iran?

To Strike or Not to Strike: What is the Endgame in Iran?

Amid all the debate over whether to attack Iran, the most important question to ask is whether this policy will keep Iran non-nuclear indefinitely?

Follow the Money: DPRK Style

Follow the Money: DPRK Style

After a stalemate of slightly over three years, diplomats are resuscitating the Six Party Talks, negotiations started in 2008 between the United States, North Korea, South Korea, Japan, Russia, and China in an effort to denuclearize North Korea, officially the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and mitigate the brinkmanship of the Kim Jong Il regime.

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