This episode of The Subcontinental podcast features three guests: Manpreet Sethi, a Senior Fellow and head of the Nuclear Security Project at the Centre for Air Power Studies in New Delhi, Sadia Tasleem, a lecturer at Quaid-i-Azam University, Department of Defense and Strategic Studies in Islamabad, and the Stimson Center’s own Co-Founder Michael Krepon!
Dr. Manpreet Sethi was an International Relations Fellow at the Centre de Sciences Humanities in New Delhi from 2008 to 2010. From 2002 and 2005 she conducted a research project for the Department of Atomic Energy called “Nuclear Energy for India’s Energy Security” at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in New Delhi. While on the research faculty at the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses in New Delhi from 1997 to 2001, she focused on nuclear energy proliferation, export controls, and disarmament.
Sadia Tasleem has done extensive research as a core member of the Program on Strategic Stability Evaluation on various aspects of strategic stability, nuclear learning, and the implications of knowledge diffusion with a focus on Pakistan. She was previously a Robin Copeland Memorial Fellow for Nonproliferation, a Senior Research Scholar at the Institute for Strategic Studies, conducted research and analysis at the National Defense University, and a lecturer at the Department of International Relations, National University of Modern Languages in Islamabad.
Krepon, Sethi, and Tasleem join Host Sameer Lalwani on the podcast to discuss recent developments in the security environment on the subcontinent, including remarks by Vipin Narang at the recent Carnegie Nuclear Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. The full text and video of Narang’s remarks, along with a series of Hot Takes responses from SAV contributors can be read here.