Do you think India’s ‘No first use’ policy with respect to use of nuclear weapons is practical and pragmatic? Critically examine.

Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. 6. Do you think India’s ‘No first use’ policy with respect to use of nuclear weapons is practical and pragmatic? Critically examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint Why the question: A dangerous mishap took place last week. An …

Insights into Editorial: A selective nuclear policy

  Context: The resumption of North Korea’s largest fissile material production reactor, after operations were ceased in December 2018, has sparked speculation about its real and symbolic significance. The United Nations nuclear watchdog described the resumption of operations at North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear reactor as “deeply troubling.” The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has underlined …