Weapons of Mass Destruction: Options for India by Raja Menon

By Raja Menon

Nuclear, chemical and organic guns, or guns of Mass Destruction (WMD), current a major probability in today’s global. This pertinent and topical quantity takes a hard-headed examine the risk that India may perhaps face from those weapons.

A good deal of literature exists on overseas regimes and their makes an attempt to scale back the proliferation of WMD. For a few years the nationwide attempt appeared to be restrained to depending completely on those overseas regimes to make sure the protection of the country. This e-book is groundbreaking in that it concentrates extra at the defense of society and the militia opposed to either kingdom and non-state actors armed with WMD, and not more at the foreign regimes. also, the publication deals an in depth list for the formula of a countrywide technique to shield the folk of India from WMD brokers, whereas suggesting a counter-proliferation technique. With contributions from best analysts within the box, many of the vital concerns which are mentioned right here contain:

- the chance that WMD pose to governments and to the population at huge.

- the particular risk of WMD and the situations that India must safeguard opposed to.

- no matter if India faces a better WMD hazard from country or non-state actors.

- the potential protecting measures that may be undertaken to protect opposed to those threats.

- the placement that the Indian executive must absorb foreign fora whereas addressing overseas projects to avoid using WMD.

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