Prashant Dikshit

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  • Air Cmde. (Retd.) Prashant Dikshit is the Editor of Salute.

    The Inadequacies of the UN Arms Register

    The shortcomings of the UN Register of Conventional Arms have led to the failure of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). For the Treaty to be robust and meaningful, the weapon systems which will matter in the future must be reflected in the very design of the instrument. Moreover, the Treaty should remain free from biases and prejudices of the past.

    August 24, 2012

    Addressing Indian Dilemmas on the Arms Trade Treaty

    Among other intertwining issues, what continues to disturb the Indian establishment is the non-inclusion of non-state actors as likely recipients of illicit arms which, in the Indian experience, is crucial and on which the Chairman’s paper remains silent.

    May 15, 2012

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