1st Edition

Indian Nuclear Strategy
Confronting the Potential Threat from both China and Pakistan

ISBN 9780367436841
Published November 13, 2019 by Routledge
324 Pages

USD $160.00

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Book Description

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.

Please note: Taylor & Francis does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

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

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