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Oct 7, 2014

India's nuclear risks and costs

by Ramesh Thakur

The inevitable conclusion that nuclear weapons cannot help India solve the problems of poverty, illiteracy and malnutrition, and are irrelevant as security against any other country, should at least encourage India to champion the phased and verifiable goal of global nuclear disarmament.

Oct 5, 2014

U.S.-China partnership without tears or fears

by Tom Plate

In his new book, "World Order," Henry Kissinger wants you to accept what he believes is the 21st reality of China in a "partnership" with the U.S. He warns that a purely military definition of the Asian balance of power "will shade into confrontation."