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