• Survival

    Russia’s Breaking Point

    01 April 2014. 

    As Russia mulls its next move in Ukraine, consideration of its allies’ reactions might have greater weight than the response of the West.

  • Survival

    Land and Rebellion: Lessons for Counter-insurgency

    01 April 2014. 

    A study of land reform illuminates the paradox of economic instruments in counter-insurgency. Where redistributive demands are at the core of a rebellion, foreign powers will find it difficult to respond effectively.

  • Survival

    Russia and Ukraine

    01 April 2014. 

    The West has often assumed that Russia is inherently hostile to Ukraine, and the March events seem to validate that assumption. But Moscow’s moves are in fact a real departure from previous Russian policy.

  • Survival

    The Problems of the Liberal Peace in Asia

    01 April 2014. 

    The conviction that economic ties will engender peace is a lynchpin of US strategy, but Asian leaders view failure to protect territorial claims as worse than the losses associated with a limited war.

  • Adelphi Books

    Overcoming Pakistan's Nuclear Dangers

    26 March 2014. 

    Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal – the fastest growing in the world – raises
    concerns on many grounds.

  • Events

    IISS-US Book Launch: Overcoming Pakistan's Nuclear Dangers

    26 March 2014. 

    IISS-US Book Launch
    Mark Fitzpatrick
    Director, Nonproliferation and Disarmament Programme, IISS
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Wednesday 26 March 2014

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter Five: The potential for onward proliferation and for nuclear accidents

    21 March 2014. 

    A comprehensive analysis of the potential dangers associated with Pakistan’s nuclear programme would not be complete without examining two other risk factors. This chapter addresses two important questions: can A.Q. Khan’s transfers of nuclear-weapons technology a decade ago truly be consigned to the pages of history? And are Pakistan’s nuclear facilities safe?

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter Four: The potential for nuclear terrorism

    21 March 2014. 

    There is no doubting the potential for nuclear terrorism in Pakistan. Given the large number of radicalised groups, their ruthlessness and brazenness in attacking military targets and the growing size of the nuclear-weapons establishment, the potential intersection of these trends is clear.

  • Adelphi Books

    Conclusion

    21 March 2014. 

    What began as a civilian nuclear programme in Pakistan in the mid-1950s took on a military dimension even before suspicions were confirmed that India was on a nuclear-weapons path.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter Two: The potential for nuclear use

    21 March 2014. 

    If the global taboo on nuclear use that has prevailed since 1945 is ever broken, a common view among foreign-policy commentators is that it will happen in South Asia.

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