Strategic Space by Manpreet Sethi
The Abnormal Normal: Time Stands Still at Two Minutes to Midnight
Manpreet Sethi · 30 Jan, 2019 · 5550
The Doomsday Clock, maintained
by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1947, has come to symbolise a
graphic description of the global security situation at any given time. Every
year, the Science and Security Board of the Bulleti ...
Limited Use of Nuclear Weapons: Political and Military Implications
Manpreet Sethi · 26 Dec, 2018 · 5537
Among the many things nuclear that 2018 will be remembered for, the rather cavalier statements
made by leaders in the US, Russia and North Korea on the utility of nuclear weapons
certainly stand out. Indeed, the US Nuclear Posture Review ...
Signalling with INS Arihant: Import of the Message and the Messenger
Manpreet Sethi · 22 Nov, 2018 · 5527
The announcement on 5 November regarding
the completion of the first deterrent patrol of India’s first indigenous
nuclear-powered submarine (SSBN), the INS Arihant, has evoked three kinds of
reactions: a euphoric one from strategic ana ...
Regional Nuclear Behaviour and Third Party Mediation
Manpreet Sethi · 05 Sep, 2018 · 5513
Mooed Yusuf, Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: US Crisis Management in South Asia, (Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2018), Pp: 320, Price: INR 3,431.Concern regarding crises between two regional nuclear powe ...
Nuclear Security: The Focus Must Not Flag
Manpreet Sethi · 20 Aug, 2018 · 5508
last few weeks have witnessed the release of at least three reports (1,
on nuclear security. This is a
welcome development since the import of this subject has in no way diminished since
the end of the Nuclear Security Summi ...
China and the Shape of the Indo-Pacific
Manpreet Sethi · 18 Jul, 2018 · 5496
It is hardly surprising that China figures prominently in the idea of the Indo-Pacific. In fact, China ...
India-EU Partnership for Non-Proliferation: Challenges and Opportunities
Manpreet Sethi · 20 Dec, 2017 · 5409
Despite being a strong economic entity of 28 major European countries, and India’s largest trading partner, the European Union (EU) does not figure prominently in India’s foreign policy conversation. The general perception of th ...
â€˜Gas Chamberâ€™ Cities and Dangers Nuclear
Manpreet Sethi · 14 Nov, 2017 · 5390
Come November and the entire Indo-Gangetic plain running across the northern regions of Pakistan and India comes under a dirty grey haze. Major cities in these areas begin gasping for breath. A mix of a natural phenomenon and mindless hum ...
Meaningful Disarmament, Not Unnecessary Distractions
Manpreet Sethi · 24 Oct, 2017 · 5382
The annual General Debate of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly provides a good forum for countries to reflect on relevant developments in the past year and to spell out their priorities or vision of action for the next year. In ...
The Bomb Banned: By and For the NNWS, For Now
Manpreet Sethi · 18 Sep, 2017 · 5364
As the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), popularly referred to as the Ban Treaty, opens for signature on 20 September 2017, it is most likely that it will garner the 50 endorsements that are necessary for its entry into f ...