Indian Nuclear Strategy: Confronting the Potential Threat from both China and Pakistan, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Indian Nuclear Strategy

Confronting the Potential Threat from both China and Pakistan, 1st Edition

By Sanjay Badri-Maharaj


306 pages

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Hardback: 9780367436841
pub: 2019-11-13
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This book examines India’s nuclear strategy as it confronts the potential threat from both China and Pakistan. The potential threats - traditional as well as non-traditional CBRN threats - will be examined as will India’s approach to dealing with them. India’s nuclear arsenal, its dual purpose civil-military space program and its nascent BMD capability will be explored with a view to informing the reader as to the steps taken by India to confront its nuclear challenges.

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Table of Contents

1. Potential Threat: The Chinese and Pakistani Nuclear Arsenals; 2. India’s Nuclear Arsenal—Current and Future Deterrent; 3. Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Options for India?; 4. Ballistic Missile Defences for India: An Essential Asset; 5. India’s Military Space Efforts: An Important Yet Underappreciated Asset; 6. Responding to a Nontraditional CBRN Attack; 7. The Indian Doctrine: Credibility and Capability = Strategy ; 8 The Path Ahead: Shaping India’s Nuclear Strategy in the Years to Come

About the Author

Sanjay Badri-Maharaj, Independent Defence Analyst, Trinidad and Tobago.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies