Strategic Space by Manpreet Sethi
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 ...
Stabilising Deterrence: Doctrines Score Over Numbers
Manpreet Sethi · 22 Aug, 2017 · 5342
In answer to the criticism from non-nuclear weapon states on lack of movement towards nuclear disarmament by the nuclear weapon states, the latter often highlight the reductions in their stockpiles as one step showcasing their commitment ...
Chinese Responsibility on DPRK: No â€˜Theoryâ€™, Immutable Reality
Manpreet Sethi · 19 Jul, 2017 · 5331
Recent videos from North Korea - or Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) - show their Supreme Commander of the Army, Kim Jong-un, chuckling away as he watches his country’s missile launches. Indeed with the recent test o ...