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Having called Pakistan's bluff, India must now make its own 'nuclear doctrine' more intimidating and relevant
India

Having called Pakistan's bluff, India must now make its own 'nuclear doctrine' more intimidating and relevant

India must also do everything to convince Pakistan that it also has a second-strike nuclear capability that would make the neighbour's first-strike far too risky to even contemplate.

US rhetoric dogs India-Iran ties
Politics

US rhetoric dogs India-Iran ties

The Trump administration’s attempts to create another West Asia crisis should worry India

Russia develops new generation 'invincible' weapons: US accuses Vladimir Putin of breaching Cold War-era treaties
World

Russia develops new generation 'invincible' weapons: US accuses Vladimir Putin of breaching Cold War-era treaties

The US on Thursday accused Russian president Vladimir Putin of breaching Cold War-era treaties by developing a new generation of "invincible" weapons.

Donald Trump hits back at North Korea, claims to have 'bigger nuclear button' than Kim Jong-un
World

Donald Trump hits back at North Korea, claims to have 'bigger nuclear button' than Kim Jong-un

President Donald Trump boasted on Tuesday that he has a bigger and more powerful "nuclear button" than North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Far from rattling China, US National Security Strategy has instead given Beijing moral high ground to berate Trump administration
World

Far from rattling China, US National Security Strategy has instead given Beijing moral high ground to berate Trump administration

As long as the language of these documents remains vague and devoid of any tactical actions, the China will consider them not worth the paper it’s written on.

Sukhoi-BrahMos test completes India's cruise missile triad: A look at military and geopolitical significance
India

Sukhoi-BrahMos test completes India's cruise missile triad: A look at military and geopolitical significance

When the IAF successfully launched a BrahMos missile, it became the first air force in the world to successfully launch a surface attack missile of this category.

US, South Korea begin annual war games amid North Korea's dire warnings
World

US, South Korea begin annual war games amid North Korea's dire warnings

South Korea and the United States began annual war games, said US forces, amid heated warnings by Pyongyang that the exercises will worsen tensions in the region.

India successfully test fires indigenously developed nuclear capable Agni-V ballistic missile
News & Analysis

India successfully test fires indigenously developed nuclear capable Agni-V ballistic missile

India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.

Kashmir dispute: India, Pakistan must seek resolution to prevent nuclear doom scenario
India

Kashmir dispute: India, Pakistan must seek resolution to prevent nuclear doom scenario

Kashmir is a dispute that needs to be resolved by peaceful means. Both Kashmiris and Pakistanis are part of the conflict and a triad that includes them and the Indians is the only way to achieve peace, writes Mohammed Rafiq Sethi, an American Physician of Pakistani decent

Mixed feelings in Marshalls over epic nuclear case; island nation takes on India, Pak, Britain
World

Mixed feelings in Marshalls over epic nuclear case; island nation takes on India, Pak, Britain

As the Marshall Islands awaits an international court ruling Wednesday on whether its lawsuit against three nuclear powers can proceed, many in the western Pacific nation question the merit of the David-versus-Goliath legal battle.

US needs to rethink its foreign policy to reduce risk of jihadists accessing Pak’s nuclear stockpile
World

US needs to rethink its foreign policy to reduce risk of jihadists accessing Pak’s nuclear stockpile

Hillary Clinton is worried about jihadists accessing Pakistan’s nuclear stockpile and converting some of the enriched uranium into a n-suicide bomber.

Global cost of India-Pakistan nuclear war: 21 million dead, ozone layer destroyed and more
India

Global cost of India-Pakistan nuclear war: 21 million dead, ozone layer destroyed and more

If India and Pakistan fought a war detonating 100 nuclear warheads (around half of their combined arsenal), each equivalent to a 15-kiloton Hiroshima bomb, more than 21 million people will be directly killed, about half the world’s protective ozone layer would be destroyed, and a “nuclear winter” would cripple the monsoons and agriculture worldwide.

Uri attack: Both India and Pakistan have nuclear bombs, why is only India anxious?
Politics

Uri attack: Both India and Pakistan have nuclear bombs, why is only India anxious?

Hostility was on display again on 18 September, when eighteen Indian soldiers were killed and dozens wounded in an attack on the Indian Army camp at Uri, planned, sponsored and executed by Pakistan. Each time, we have prior intelligence input. Each time, we wait. Each time, we do not engineer a response.

Uri terror attack: India must call Pakistan's nuclear bluff, weigh politico-military options
World

Uri terror attack: India must call Pakistan's nuclear bluff, weigh politico-military options

India has a wide range of options to retaliate against Pakistan and it need not be caught in the false duality of "restraint" or "war".

South Korea readies keyboard warriors in decades-old war with North
News & Analysis

South Korea readies keyboard warriors in decades-old war with North

In one college major at Seoul's elite Korea University, the courses are known only by number, and students keep their identities a secret from outsiders.

AQ Khan's claim on nuclear attack rubbished by Indian strategic community
World

AQ Khan's claim on nuclear attack rubbished by Indian strategic community

India has the capability to hit entire Pakistan but nuclear weapons are not weapons of war but only meant for deterrence.

North Korea congress adopts policy to improve, expand nuclear arms
World

North Korea congress adopts policy to improve, expand nuclear arms

North Korea's first ruling party congress for nearly 40 years formally adopted leader Kim Jong-Un's policy of developing the country's nuclear arsenal in tandem with the economy, state media said on Sunday.

North Korea leader orders nuclear arsenal on standby following UN sanctions
World

North Korea leader orders nuclear arsenal on standby following UN sanctions

Leader Kim Jong-Un has ordered North Korea's nuclear arsenal to be ready for pre-emptive use "anytime," in an expected ramping up of rhetoric following the UN Security Council's adoption of tough new sanctions on Pyongyang.

South Korea's Park says North Korea must 'pay price' for nuclear test
World

South Korea's Park says North Korea must 'pay price' for nuclear test

North Korea must pay the price for its latest nuclear test and rocket launch, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said Tuesday, vowing to pressure Pyongyang into accepting de-nuclearisation as its only viable option for survival.

US denies civil nuclear deal, Obama urges Pakistan to avoid raising nuclear tensions in South Asia
World

US denies civil nuclear deal, Obama urges Pakistan to avoid raising nuclear tensions in South Asia

US President Barack Obama urged Pakistan on Thursday to avoid developments in its nuclear weapons program that could increase risks and instability.