Bharat Karnad

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  • Bharat Karnad is Professor for National Security Studies at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. The views expressed are personal.

    Walking Back Delusional Nuclear Policies

    India’s ‘dual use’ nuclear policy has been strung out from the beginning between the peaceful atom and military atom as illustrated in Jawaharlal Nehru’s use of the phrase for the country’s nuclear energy programme—‘Janus-faced’. However, the Indian Government has been too influenced by its own rhetoric of peaceful use to equally emphasise the security aspects that the phrase implied.

    May 2018

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