Usman Ali Khan

  • To those who view South Asia as a dangerous and unstable region, the fact is that the world's leading powers including the United States had up till now played a vital role in making India a leading player in the region. It is an interesting thought experiment to consider the potential aftermath of ...

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  • In South Asia, an Aesopian nuclear struggle to achieve the maximum is underway by India keeping in mind the continuous development of its defence capabilities. Its struggle to achieve the maximum is moving steadily forward without great exertion but with abundant support. Indian since independence ...

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  • After the 1974 explosions by India, it was convinced by nuclear governments that the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) alone would be fruitless in preventing the spread of nuclear technology by other states keeping in mind the developments carried out by these states like India. So, keeping in ...

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  • Earlier this month, Joe Biden in his speech at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC, warned against the use of nuclear weapons in regional conflict in South Asia, Europe and East Asia. Biden publicly touted his administration’s alleged progress towards “a world ...

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  • Recently, the distribution of water between two Indian states Tamil Nadu and Karnataka has become a source of conflict over water divide, sweltering both into flames. This issue is India's internal matter regarding water distribution from the river Cauvery. Riots also erupted when Supreme Court of ...

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  • “Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living. We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount.” - Omar Nelson Bradley In this century, the ...

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  • "You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality." - Ayn Rand (1905-1982) As long as some states have nuclear weapons, others will want to acquire their own. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has stressed that disarmament is the main way to curb the ...

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  • Presently, among other Asian states India has the leading role in operating nuclear industry. By 2050, India aims to supply 25% of electricity to its public through nuclear power. As per estimates of 2015, there are 21 operational reactors in India with 6 under construction. Along with that, ...

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