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The End-Game in Geneva-New Delhi Works against Its Own Treaty

The End-Game in Geneva New Delhi Works against Its Own Treaty Praful Bidwai It is totally illegitimate to disconnect New Delhi's external and domestic discourses and support or acquiesce in the government's disingenuous stand at the CTBT talks while domestically opposing pressures for expansion and exercise of the nuclear option The calculations that drive the one are completely identical with those that sustain the other. In fact the debate in influential circles in India is no longer about whether or not to sign the CTBT but, after refusing to sign it, how far to move towards developing and exercising the nuclear option.

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