As the first anniversary of the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran approaches, it is time to look ahead to the long-term implications of the agreement.
Five months into the Iran deal’s implementation, the IAEA reports that Tehran is in compliance with its obligations. But there are some potential problems on the horizon.
New Delhi’s renewed efforts to persuade Beijing to change its mind on India’s Nuclear Suppliers Group membership should be an extraordinary exercise in realpolitik that is well worth watching.
India’s Nuclear Suppliers Group diplomacy reveals a new level of self-assurance that can explore the space for accommodation in all directions.
An upcoming meeting will decide whether India will be allowed to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group. Member states should think carefully.
The nuclear agreement with Iran includes innovations that could bolster confidence that other countries’ nuclear programs will be exclusively peaceful.
The global nuclear order appears increasingly tense, primarily because many states feel that the structure and distribution of benefits is unjust. Among the states that will determine how the nuclear order will adapt, Argentina, Brazil, China, India, and Pakistan are particularly important.
Tensions in the nuclear order are on the rise. What role can ‘middle ground,’ or emerging, nuclear states play in shaping the global debate on nuclear issues?
It is important that scholars and practitioners from the region think about the evolution of deterrence between India and Pakistan and how nuclear confidence building measures can contribute to stability.
The regime for managing dual-use nuclear technology has proved remarkably successful to date, but it is becoming increasingly stressed and the prospects for buttressing it are bleak.