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New Stimson book on deterrence in South Asia featured in The Hindu (India) – Michael Krepon quoted

in Program

A book released this week by a major think-tank in
Washington has cautioned that in the fifteen years since India and
Pakistan tested nuclear devices in 1998, they have together introduced
17 new nuclear weapon-capable delivery systems and this has produced
“conditions that could lead to uncontrolled escalation.”

One of the authors of the study, Michael Krepon of the Stimson Centre, told The Hindu
that although Indian and Pakistani leaders said after the 1998 tests
that “offsetting nuclear capabilities would be stabilising and that they
would facilitate more normal relations… things haven’t worked out that
way.”

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