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Minimum deterrence and India"s nuclear security

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear weapons -- India,
    • Deterrence (Strategy),
    • India -- Military policy

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRajesh M. Basrur.
      SeriesStudies in Asian security
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA840 .B265 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3405890M
      ISBN 100804752559, 0804752567
      LC Control Number2005021505


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Minimum deterrence and India"s nuclear security by Rajesh M. Basrur Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this book, a leading authority on India's nuclear program offers an informed and thoughtful assessment of India's nuclear strategy. He shows that the country's nuclear-strategic culture is generally in accord with the principle of minimum deterrence, but is sometimes inconsistent and has a tendency to drift into a more open-ended process.

In this book, a leading authority on India’s nuclear program offers an informed and thoughtful assessment of India’s nuclear strategy. He shows that the country’s nuclear-strategic culture is generally in accord with the principle of minimum deterrence, but is sometimes inconsistent and has a tendency to drift into a more open-ended process.

In this book, a leading authority on India's nuclear program offers an informed and thoughtful assessment of India's nuclear strategy.

He shows that the country's nuclear-strategic culture is generally in accord with the principle of minimum deterrence, but is sometimes inconsistent and has a tendency to drift into a more open-ended process.

: Minimum Deterrence and India's Nuclear Security (Studies in Asian Security) (): Rajesh Basrur: Books.

This book examines the Indian nuclear policy, doctrine, strategy and posture, clarifying the elastic concept of credible minimum deterrence at the center of the country's approach to nuclear by: In this book, a leading authority on India's nuclear programme offers an informed and thoughtful assessment of India's nuclear strategy.

He shows that the country's nuclear-strategic culture is generally in accord with the principle of minimum deterrence, but is sometimes inconsistent and has a tendency to drift into a more open-ended process. In nuclear strategy, minimal deterrence (also called minimum deterrence) is an application of deterrence theory in which a state possesses no more nuclear weapons than is necessary to deter an adversary from attacking.

Pure minimal deterrence is a doctrine of no first use, holding that the only mission of nuclear weapons is to deter a nuclear adversary by making the cost of a first strike. This book examines the Indian nuclear policy, doctrine, strategy and posture, clarifying the elastic concept of credible minimum deterrence at the center of the country's approach to nuclear security.

This concept, Karnad demonstrates, permits the Indian nuclear forces to be beefed up, size and quality-wise, and to acquire strategic reach and clout, even as the qualifier minimum suggests an. As on India’s part testing all kinds of nuclear missiles and hurrying to operationalize them is the quest for credible deterrence rather than credible minimum deterrence.

When India’s former National Security Advisor, Shivshankar Menon mentioned in his book “Inside the Making of India’s Foreign Policy” that India’s nuclear doctrine Author: Ahyousha Khan. NEW DELHI: There has been no change in India's nuclear doctrine, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Wednesday.

Responding to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said India is committed to maintaining credible minimum deterrence and the policy of no-first use of nuclear weapons. "There has been no change in India's nuclear.

Since its initiation by the Prime Minister’s Office inIndia’s nuclear doctrine, for all official purposes, has revolved around the doctrine of credible minimum deterrence (CMD).

Rajesh Basrur, Minimum Deterrence and India’s Nuclear Security. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, Last updated on 17/07/ This book examines the Indian nuclear policy, doctrine, strategy and posture, clarifying the elastic concept of credible minimum deterrence at the center of the country's approach to nuclear : Bharat Karnad.

This book examines the Indian nuclear policy, doctrine, strategy and posture, clarifying the elastic concept of credible minimum deterrence at the center of the country's approach to nuclear security.

This concept, Karnad demonstrates, permits the. India has a declared nuclear no-first-use policy and is in the process of developing a nuclear doctrine based on "credible minimum deterrence." In Augustthe Indian government released a draft of the doctrine [30] which asserts that nuclear weapons are solely for deterrence and that India will pursue a policy of "retaliation only".First fusion weapon test: 11 May ᵇ.

National Security Council (NSC) of India. The National Security Council (NSC) of India is the apex agency looking into the country’s political, economic, energy and strategic security concerns.

(Please note that NSC has roles beyond nuclear deterrance. The chief exective is the National Security to the formation of the NSC, these activities were overseen by the Principal.

For India, nuclear deterrence is defensive and a means to secure its sovereignty and security. Its strategy of assured retaliation, combined with “no first use,” provides adequate guarantee Author: Jayant Prasad. This book examines the Indian nuclear policy, doctrine, strategy and posture, clarifying the elastic concept of credible minimum deterrence at the center of the country's approach to nuclear security.

Minimum Deterrence proposals that a relatively small number of nuclear weapons, claim measured in single digits to hundreds, is an adequate nuclear force for all pertinent U.S. deterrence missions, including extending U.S.

nuclear deterrence coverage to U.S. allies. Book Description. The National Institute for Public Policy’s new book, Minimum Deterrence: Examining the Evidence, is the first of its kind.

Keith Payne, the late former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger and an unparalleled bipartisan group of senior civilian and military experts critically examined eight basic assumptions of Minimum Deterrence against available evidence.

Trajectory of India’s nuclear deterrence. Twenty years ago, India conducted five nuclear tests over two days on May 11and declared itself a state armed with nuclear weapons. Minimal deterrence is the status wherein a nation maintains the minimum number of nuclear weapons to inflict unacceptable damage on an adversary even after suffering a nuclear attack.

India's Nuclear Policy. By Bharat Karnad. Praeger Security International, This book examines the Indian nuclear policy, doctrine, strategy and posture, clarifying the elastic concept of credible minimum deterrence at the center of the country's approach to nuclear security.

This concept, Karnad demonstrates, permits the Indian nuclear. InIndia conducted nuclear tests under Pokhran-II and init declared its nuclear doctrine based on credible minimum deterrence and a. Nuclear Security is the prevention and detection of, and response to unauthorised removal, sabotage, unauthorised access, illegal transfer or other malicious acts involving nuclear or radiological material or their associated facilities.

The scale and scope of India’s civil nuclear programme is unique for a developing country. He also referred to "credible minimum deterrence" mentioned in India's first nuclear doctrine in According to the doctrine, "India's. ‘Minimum deterrence’ has the advantage of sounding politically correct and has been the holy grail of Indian nuclear posture since Like elephant and five blind men of Hindustan (ref is to a book by General K Sundarji) it means many things to many.

After its nuclear test, India’s nuclear doctrine was described as ‘credible minimum nuclear deterrence’. India’s nuclear doctrine and policy are often characterized, in the academic Author: Hiroaki Nakanishi.

As on India’s part testing all kinds of nuclear missiles and hurrying to operationalize them is the quest for credible deterrence rather than credible minimum deterrence. When India’s former National Security Advisor, Shivshankar Menon mentioned in his book “Inside the Making of India’s Foreign Policy” that India’s nuclear doctrine Author: Foreign Policy News.

This book examines the Indian nuclear policy, doctrine, strategy and posture, clarifying the elastic concept of credible minimum deterrence at the center of the country's approach to nuclear security. This concept, Karnad demonstrates, permits the Indian nuclear forces to be beefed up, size and quality-wise, and to acquire strategic reach and.

Fifteen years have passed since India's nuclear doctrine was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Security in January A review of the nuclear doctrine is long overdue. Credible minimum deterrence and the posture of no-first-use have stood the test of time. Nuclear Security & Deterrence Morning Briefing Professional newsletters and digital information products to facilitate an exchange of views and information among government officials, private industry executives, non-governmental organizations and other entities on critical national and international programs and policies.

The requirements of deterrence should be carefully weighed in the design of Indian nuclear forces and in the strategy to provide for a level of capability consistent with maximum credibility, survivability, effectiveness, safety and security.

India shall pursue a doctrine of credible minimum nuclear deterrence. Defending country’s stand on issue the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee declared India’s nuclear doctrine of “minimum nuclear deterrence” in United Nation. According to this doctrine, India will posse minimum nuclear warheads which it deems necessary to defend its boundaries against any nuclear attack by any country.

This “minimum,” however, cannot be a fixed physical quantification; it is a dynamic concept but firmly rooted in the strategic environment, technological imperatives and national security needs, and the actual size, components, deployment and employment of nuclear forces will be decided taking into account all these factors.”.

As on India’s part testing all kinds of nuclear missiles and hurrying to operationalize them is the quest for credible deterrence rather than credible minimum deterrence.

The requirements of deterrence should be carefully weighed in the design of Indian nuclear forces and in the strategy to provide for a level of capability consistent with maximum credibility, survivability, effectiveness, safety and security.

India shall pursue a doctrine of. Get print book. No eBook available India's nuclear deterrent: Pokhran II and beyond. Amitabh Mattoo. Har-Anand, - History - pages.

0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Indias Nuclear Policy in an Anarchic World. 9: The Scientific. New book delves into India's nuclear doctrine evolution He also referred to "credible minimum deterrence" mentioned in India's first nuclear doctrine in And jumping into a nuclear.

Following its nuclear tests, India released a semi-official draft nuclear doctrine committing to a policy of ‘no-first use’ and ‘credible minimum deterrence’.

Inan official. NEW DELHI: India's nuclear doctrine is based on a policy of minimum credible deterrence with a posture of no-first-use and non-use of atomic weapons against non-nuclear weapon states, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said Monday. Gokhale, in his keynote address at the 1st Disarmament and International Security Affairs Fellowship organised by the Ministry of External Affairs Ministry, also said."Avery Goldstein's book, Deterrence and Security in the 21st Century: China, Britain, France, and the Enduring Legacy of the Nuclear Revolution, provides a well-written and historically grounded look at the likely nature of emerging nuclear security relationships Goldstein's book makes a subtantial contribution to the existing security.

The requirements of deterrence should be carefully weighed in the design of Indian nuclear forces and in the strategy to provide for a level of capability consistent with maximum credibility, survivability, effectiveness, safety and security. India shall pursue a .