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The double edged sword : the role of nuclear weapons in South Asia

Karki, Rohit

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This thesis exammes the consequences of nuclear proliferation on South Asia, specifically whether India and Pakistan are moving towards a stable nuclear balance. The thesis uses comparative case study methods to examine the role of nuclear weapons in crises and the lessons learnt from those crises. The thesis argues that nuclear weapons have played the dual role of crisis instigator and crisis manager in South Asia. That is, nuclear weapons have contributed to the outbreak of crises...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/149714
DOI: 10.25911/5d514c4b2a368

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