Maintaining Nuclear Stability in South Asia

By Neil Joeck

© 2005 – Routledge

92 pages

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About the Book

Argues that, while nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles cast a shadow over Indo-Pakistani relations, they do not create strategic stability. He asserts that the development of command and control mechanisms would enhance stability, but that diplomatic steps focused on missiles must also be considered. Improved command and control and diplomatic engagement will provide some insurance that nuclear weapons are not used in any future conflict.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS027000
HISTORY / Military / General
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL001000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Arms Control
POL035000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / General