Muhammad Jawad Hashmi

Go Nawaz Go

in India, Kashmir, LoC, NSG, Nuclear, Pakistan, Politics, UN • 7 Responses

Amid political turmoil in Pakistan – where the public is chanting “GO Nawaz Go” while dreaming of so-called revolution – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s speech at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly proved to be a soothing factor in domestic affairs. The Prime Minister’s leadership has been brutally criticized by the mainstream political

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Julia Thompson

Quote of the Week: “Peace: A good idea that nobody wants”

in India, Pakistan, Peace, Quotes • 4 Responses

As tensions along the Line of Control continue, Badar Iqbal Chaudhary writes in Dawn on Pakistan-India peace: a good idea that nobody wants:” “Unfortunately, [peace] is a good idea that nobody wants. There are few buyers and even fewer sellers of it… The politicians of the two countries appear to not want it because war

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Arka Biswas

Deconstructing Pakistan’s Command and Control – Tactical Nuclear Weapons

in India, Nuclear, Nuclear Weapons, Pakistan, TNWs, Uncategorized • 3 Responses

Development and production of tactical nuclear weapons (TNWs) by Pakistan has increased the level of tensions in South Asia. Experts from around the world have been recognizing and highlighting the risks that come along with the introduction of TNWs. The difficulties that the United States and the former Soviet Union faced in managing these weapons have been well-established.

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Himanil Raina

A Decade of Rhetoric – Debate on Kashmir and Terrorism at the UNGA

in India, Kashmir, LoC, Pakistan, Terrorism, UN • 2 Responses

India and Pakistan’s sparring over the issues of Kashmir & terrorism has waxed hot and cold over the years, these variations closely mirroring the political dynamic in between the two which is continually in a state of flux. For the purposes of this article the author shall consider the developments in their positions at the

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Julia Thompson

Quote of the Week: Strategic vs. Tactical Nuclear Weapons

in India, Nuclear Weapons, Pakistan, Quotes, Theory • 1 Response

On April 24, 2013, Shyam Saran, Chairman of India’s National Security Advisory Board (NSAB), Shyam Saran, delivered an address in New Delhi entitled: “Is India’s Nuclear Deterrent Credible?” In the talk, he said: “the label on a nuclear weapon used for attacking India, strategic or tactical, is irrelevant from the Indian perspective. A limited nuclear

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