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  • Proliferation and Emerging Nuclear Order in the twenty-first century

    Proliferation and Emerging Nuclear Order  in the twenty-first century
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    2009
    Publisher: Academic Foundation (2009)
    ISBN 13-978-81-7188-752-1
    Price: ₹. 595
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    About the Book

    This book provides some important perspectives on the emerging nuclear order. The contributors discuss most burning questions of the day: What are the challenges to the global nuclear regime? What are the consequences of a nuclear Iran for West Asian peace and stability? Will it give rise to a nuclear quest among the important West Asian states? How would the West respond in such an eventuality? What would be the response of major Asian powers to nuclear Iran? What are the consequences of changes in the East Asian nuclear order for stability and peace in the region and beyond? How would major regional players respond? What are the implications of non-state actors acquiring nuclear weapon technology and capabilities? What did the international community learn from the discovery of the A.Q. Khan network? What are the possibilities for international cooperation against nuclear proliferation?

    Contents in Detail

    About the Editors/Contributors
    Introduction

    1. Asian Security in the Twenty-first Century: Key Challenges
      Pranab Mukherjee
    2. The Future of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Regime
      Rajesh Rajagopalan
    3. Nuclear Weapons and Asian Security in the Twenty-first Century
      T.V. Paul
    4. North Korea and the Future of East Asian Nuclear Stability
      Selig S. Harrison
    5. The Threat of Nuclear Proliferation amongst Non-State Actors in Asia
      Shireen M. Mazari
    6. Strategic Implications of a Nuclear-Armed Iran for the Middle East and South Asia — Michael D. Yaffe
    7. Iranian Nuclear Crisis: NIE and After
      Priyanka Singh
    8. Dirty Bomb: Potential Threats for South Asia
      Reshmi Kazi

    Index

    About the Contributors

    Selig S. Harrison is a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Director of the Asia Program at the Center for International Policy, Washington D.C.


    Reshmi Kazi is Associate Fellow at IDSA, New Delhi.


    Shireen M. Mazari is Director-General, Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad.


    Pranab Mukherjee is Minister of External Affairs, Government of India.


    T.V. Paul is Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.


    Rajesh Rajagopalan is Associate Professor in International Politics at the Centre for International Politics, Organisation and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.


    Michael Yaffe is the Academic Dean and Professor at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA), Washington D.C.


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