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South Asia at the Nuclear Crossroads

Report, Managing the Atom Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, Fourth Freedom Forum, and the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Notre Dame University

March 2001

Author: Samina Ahmed, Former Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom/Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, 1998-2002

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: Science, Technology, and Public Policy; Managing the Atom

 

South Asia at the Nuclear Crossroads

A Joint Publication of the Managing the Atom Project at Harvard University, the Fourth Freedom Forum, and the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

by Samina Ahmed and David Cortright

SOUTH ASIA AT A NUCLEAR CROSSROADS

  • Challenges and Opportunities
    South Asian Nuclear Proliferation and U.S. National Security
    U.S. Nonproliferation Policy: Guidelines for the New Administration

 

SANCTIONS AND INCENTIVES

  • Successful Influence Strategies
    Understanding Sanctions
    Using Incentives
    Carrots and Sticks

LEARNING FROM THE PAST

  • The Perils of Inconsistency
    Imperfect Incentives
    Sanctioning Nuclear Proliferation
    From Pressure to Persuasion and Back Again
    Employing Carrots and Sticks

NUCLEAR TESTS AND THE US RESPONSE

  • International Sanctions and Conditional Incentives
    Nonproliferation Progress
    Reversing Course

US POLICY OPTIONS

  • Engaging with South Asia
    Potential Policy Options
    Arms Control and Nuclear Risk Reduction in South Asia
    Nonweaponization and Nondeployment
    A Nuclear-Free South Asia

PURSUING A NEW NONPROLIFERATION POLICY

  • Identifying An Appropriate Influence Strategy
    Carrots and Sticks for India
    Carrots and Sticks for Pakistan
    Debt for Disarmament
    U.S. Policy and South Asia's Nuclear Future VII. Policy Recommendation

 

 

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For Academic Citation:

Ahmed, Samina and David Cortright. South Asia at the Nuclear Crossroads. Cambridge, Mass.: Report for Managing the Atom Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, Fourth Freedom Forum, and the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Notre Dame University, March 2001.

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