The Paradox of India’s ‘Credible Minimum Deterrence’

Amit R. Saksena

India’s policy of deterrence may be exacerbating regional tension instead of preventing conflict. Since its initiation by the Prime Minister’s Office in 2003, India’s nuclear doctrine, for all official purposes, has revolved around the doctrine of credible minimum deterrence (CMD). […]

Russian Nuclear Treaty Violation: The Basics


Launch of R-500 complex “Iskander-K” in 2007. The Obama administration, in a step widely seen as an attempt to put further diplomatic and political pressure on Russia, has accused Moscow of violating a longstanding and relatively noncontroversial arms control treaty, […]