Kakrapar: Why Nuclear Power for Electricity Generation?
IPCS - Dr Manpreet Sethi contextualises KAPS-3’s recent criticality in the unique circumstances of India’s energy mix.
Indian Resistance to China’s Expansionism
INDIAN EXPRESS - An India that comes out of this confrontation with its head held high will find its international political stock rising and its options on China expanding.
Narrowing the U.S.-China Gap on Missile Defense: How to Help Forestall a Nuclear Arms Race
CARNEGIE-TSINGHUA - If Beijing’s concerns are left unaddressed, they will likely fuel more intensive Chinese efforts to modernize its nuclear forces and other strategic capabilities.
North Korea and the U.S. Disembark From a Summit Train Going Nowhere
THE DISPATCH - The author recommends close observation of North Korean behaviour as global attention shifts to more immediate concerns.
Rakesh Sood: Writings on the Chinese Wall: Part I and Part II
OBSERVER RESEARCH FOUNDATION - Looking continuously into the rear-view mirror for assurance that one is on the right road creates a bias that will lead to a crisis, exactly as has happened with China.
Four Contentious Nuclear Issues
KOREA TIMES - Recent Trump-Kim summitry and their amicable relationship provide us a rare historic opportunity to negotiate a new nuclear agreement.
The Trump Effect on the Global Nuclear Order
Trump's public castigation of once-valued allies, plus his abandonment of core Western values on the altar of a purely self-serving transactional foreign policy, have been deeply unsettling.
Group Statement on Nuclear Arms Control
As world leaders prepare to meet this month at the United Nations in New York, we call on them to take urgent steps to reduce the risks of nuclear confrontation.
The Next Stage of the Korean Peace Process - Why Seoul Remains Optimistic After Hanoi
FOREIGN AFFAIRS - South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s strategy for bettering multilateral relations after the summit may have been shattered, but Seoul has observed several encouraging signs.
Recovering From the Hanoi Setback
ORF - The much awaited Hanoi summit (27-28 February) between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un ended abruptly.