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Pakistan’s Babur-3: Impact on the Subcontinent

Pakistan’s test of the Babur-3 missile, its first submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM), comes at the heels of escalated border tensions between India and Pakistan. It was preceded by the successful test of India’s nuclear-capable ballistic missile, Agni-V, at the end of December. As stated in a press release by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Babur-3 has a… Continue reading Pakistan’s Babur-3: Impact on the Subcontinent

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Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons Programme: India’s Anxieties

Nuclear weapons programmes remain a crucial strategic element when looking at India-Pakistan relations and its idiosyncrasies. Given this background, India tends to possess some fears regarding Pakistan’s nuclear weapons programme. It is natural to assume that Pakistan may have certain fears regarding India’s programme. The following section presents an Indian viewpoint and points out some… Continue reading Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons Programme: India’s Anxieties

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Pakistan’s Nuclear Factor

With a series of six nuclear explosions, on 28 and 30 May 1998, Pakistan declared itself a nuclear power, putting an end to its long-practiced policy of nuclear ambiguity. The Chagai Hills nuclear tests by Pakistan were in response to India’s nuclear tests conducted two weeks earlier at Pokharan. the perceived indian threat was the… Continue reading Pakistan’s Nuclear Factor