India

Scholarly Publications

Whither Non-Alignment? Indian Ocean Zone of Peace and New Delhi’s Selective Alignment with Great Powers during the Cold War, 1964–1979

February 2019

First proposed in 1964 by the Sri Lankan prime minister, the Indian Ocean Zone of Peace [IOZP] entailed eradication of foreign military bases from the Indian Ocean region as well its...

From Denial to Punishment: The Security Dilemma and Changes in India’s Military Strategy towards China

November 2018

This article argues that China’s rise and its growing military power have intensified the Sino-Indian security dilemma.

This Brave New World: India, China, and the United States

May 2016

In the next decade and a half, China and India will become two of the world’s indispensable powers—whether they rise peacefully or not.

Other Publications

Naval Gazing

June 2013

Does India have what it takes to be a military player in Asia?CISAC Fellow Vipin Narang and Paul Staniland are doubtful; India's bureaucracy and domestic politics overshadow its ambitions.

The Flawed Logic of Striking Iran

January 2012

Matthew Kroenig's argument for preventive military action to combat Tehran's nuclear program -- "Time to Attack Iran" (January/February 2012) -- suffers from three problems.

Nuclear weapons' future ripe for discussion

December 2011

The supercommittee's failure to reach an agreement on debt reduction will probably result in unexpected reductions of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.

News

India’s Cold War push for an Indian Ocean Zone of Peace

December 2020

Ryan A. Musto reviews former CISAC Fellow Yogesh Joshi’s work on India’s use of selective alignment with the Great Powers to advance its regional ambitions in the 1960s and 1970s.

An Indian Nuclear Power Plant Suffered a Cyberattack. Here’s What You Need to Know.

November 2019

/*-->*/ Authorities don’t seem to understand the real threat from cyber-operations.The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has now confirmed that there was a cyberattack on the...

Pakistani, Indian leaders ‘have different incentives' - Asfandyar Mir

March 2019

Political scientist Asfandyar Mir has studied security affairs in South Asia for years.

Events

Is Ebola the “The ISIS of Disease?": When Counter-Terrorism Meets Humanitarian Medicine

October 8, 2020

* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone.

Escaping the Deadly Embrace: Encirclement at the Origins of World War I

October 8, 2020

* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone.   Seminar Recording:  /*-->*/ https://youtu.be/RZZT4lXaG1w   About the Event: What lies at the origins of major wars?

India's National Security Challenges and Decision-Making

December 3, 2018

Bio: Dr. Arvind Gupta recently retired as India's Deputy National Security Advisor.

Projects

Strengthening Security and Stability in South Asia

Through research and track-two diplomacy, CISAC scholars seek to identify policy oriented, cooperative measures aimed at fostering effective dialogue between Pakistan and India in an effort to...
English

Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy

As part of a response to growing government concern over the threat of cyber attacks directed against critical national infrastructures, the National Security Agency (NSA) contracted with Stanford...
English

People

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