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THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Harsh Pant (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In October 2008, United States President, George W. Bush signed a law allowing civilian nuclear trade with India. The US-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Non-proliferation Enhancement Act was a ... More


Non-proliferation Law and the United Nations System: The U.N. Political Bodies

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the role of the United Nations political bodies in creating, facilitating, maintaining, and enforcing international law on the subject of the proliferation of weapons of mass ... More


Introduction

Jack I. Garvey

in Nuclear Weapons Counterproliferation: A New Grand Bargain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199841271
eISBN:
9780199332649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841271.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter analyzes how the legal framework intended to ensure nonproliferation—the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), adopted in 1970—is failing to contain the evolution and ... More


The Nuclear Deal's Challenge to the Non-Proliferation Regime

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Negotiating the nuclear pact between India and the United States proved problematic because of the two competing imperatives of the latter's foreign policy: great power politics versus nuclear ... More


Nuclear Energy and International Law

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with a brief review of the principal materials and technologies which are the subject of the 1968 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT). It then presents an account of the ... More


Understanding the Nexus between Human Security and Small Arms in Africa: The Case of Ghana

Kwesi Aning

in Protecting Human Security in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199578986
eISBN:
9780191595202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578986.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Ghana has had a turbulent political history with frequent military interventions in domestic politics. While such disruptions have always ended with a return to democratic governance, the ... More


Introduction

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

After more than three years of diplomatic negotiations, India and the United States signed a nuclear pact in October 2008. The agreement, which allows civilian nuclear trade between the two ... More


Have International Institutions Made the World Safer?

Matthew Fuhrmann

in Atomic Assistance: How "Atoms for Peace" Programs Cause Nuclear Insecurity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450907
eISBN:
9780801465758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450907.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines whether the policies instituted by the international community, led by major powers such as the United States, to separate the peaceful and military uses of the atom have been ... More


Ensuring Compliance with Standards on the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy

Laura Rockwood

in Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has provided unbiased independent verification for over fifty years, within the legal authority granted to it by its member states and the resources ... More


The Role of Security Assurances in the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime

John Simpson

in Security Assurances and Nuclear Nonproliferation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778275
eISBN:
9780804784917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778275.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter outlines the sustained demands from Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) states, especially those within the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), for security assurances ... More


Introduction

Harold A. Feiveson

in Unmaking the Bomb: A Fissile Material Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027748
eISBN:
9780262319188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027748.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The world has struggled for over six decades with the dangers posed by huge quantities of plutonium and highly enriched uranium, the chain reacting fissile materials that are the key ingredients of ... More


Cooperation in the Field of International Peace and Security: A Newcomer to the Legal Framework for EU–Korea Relations

Hae-Won Jun

in The European Union and South Korea: The Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668601
eISBN:
9780748684335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668601.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The inclusion of international peace and security is one of the most notable developments in the new EU-Korea Framework Agreement, in comparison with the 1996 Framework Agreement for Trade and ... More


Political Will

Jack I. Garvey

in Nuclear Weapons Counterproliferation: A New Grand Bargain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199841271
eISBN:
9780199332649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841271.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The proliferation of nuclear weapons-related material and technology threatens to disrupt the nuclear weapons status quo. There is clear perception of clear and present nuclear danger, at least among ... More


North Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction

Walter C. Clemens

in North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, Clemens discusses how North Korea’s development and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction posed a variety of challenges to regional and global security. Clemens discusses the ... More


India's ‘Two-Level’ Negotiations

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The nuclear pact between India and the United States triggered a heated debate not only in both countries but also in the larger international community. This is attributed to the wide-ranging ... More


Structural Determinants of the US–India Entente

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The nuclear tests conducted by India in 1998 exacerbated what was already an uneasy relationship with the United States, which wanted to improve its relations with India but did not want to ... More


Maritime Interdiction Operations

Stephanie M. Smart

in U.S. Military Operations: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199328574
eISBN:
9780199363193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328574.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explains the role of the United States Navy in maritime interdiction operations. It begins by defining maritime interdiction operations and details the complications presented by the ... More


Technologies of Evil: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Weapons

Stephen M. Maurer

in WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012980
eISBN:
9780262259064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012980.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines how high the barriers to terrorist WMD are at the start of the twenty-first century. Starting from the observation that almost all WMD technologies except nuclear weapons are ... More


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