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Bibliography Supplement: The Crisis in South Asia

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The following is a list of Indian and Pakistani think tanks relevant to the nuclear tests of May. Names are followed by web site addresses where these institutions can be found on-line.

Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. http://www.nira.go.jp/ice/tt-info/nwdtt96/1790.html

Defence Journal. http://www.defencejournal.com/staff.htm

Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses. http://www.idsa-india.org/

Security and Political Risk Analysis. http://www.subcontinent.com/sapra.html ..



Anderson, John Ward and Kamran Khan. "Pakistan Again Explodes Bomb," The Washington Post, May 31, 1998, p. A1.

Broad, William J. "Experts Greet India's H-Bomb with Suspicion," The New York Times, May 19, 1998, p. C1.

Broad, William J. "Explosion is Detected by U.S. Scientists," The New York Times, May 29, 1998, p. A10.

Burns, John F. "New Delhi's Leaders Say They Don't Need to Match Tests in 'Competition,'" The New York Times, May 31, 1998, p. A8.

Burns, John F. "Pakistan, Answering India, Carries Out Nuclear Tests; Clinton's Appeal Rejected," The New York Times, May 29, 1998, p. A1.

Cooper, Kenneth J. "India Sets Off Nuclear Devices," The Washington Post, May 12, 1998, p. A1.

Madhavan, Narayanan. "India has no more nuclear tests set," The Washington Times, May 17, 1998, p. A11.

Smith, R. Jeffrey. "Analysts Skeptical of Pakistan's Claims," The Washington Post, May 29, 1998, p. A33.

Weiner, Tim. "India Caries Out 2 More Atom Tests Despite Sanctions," The New York Times, May 14, 1998, p. A1.


Bidwai, Praful and Achin Vanaik. "After the CTB…India's intentions," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March/April 1997, pp. 49-50.

Findlay, Trevor and Roger Clark. "The Indian and Pakistani Tests: Did Verification Fail," Trust & Verify, May 1998, pp. 1-4. http://www.fhit.org/vertic/

Mann, Paul. "Test Ban Pact in Jeopardy," Aviation Week & Space Technology, May 18, 1998, p. 31.

Rosenfeld, Stephen S. "Thrashing of the Test-Ban Treaty," The Washington Post, May 15, 1998, p. A27. ..



Bedi, Rahul. "India Refines Agni Project to Counter Pakistani Test." Jane's Defence Weekly, August 6, 1997, p. 3.

Cooper, Kenneth. "India Denies It Has Deployed Missiles," The Washington Post, June 12, 1997, p. A26.

Diamond, Howard. "Indian, Pakistani Missile Activities Accelerate As Bilateral Talks Continue," Arms Control Today, June/July 1997, p. 24.

Foss, Christopher. "Pakistan Extends its Missile Capabilities," Jane's Intelligence Review, March 1997, pp. 122-124.

Opall, Barbara. "U.S. Aims Export Curbs at Indian Firms," Defense News, June 2-8, 1997, p. 22.

"Pakistani Missile Firing Triggers Indian Protest," Aviation Week & Space Technology, July 21, 1997, p. 35.

Raghuvanshi, Vivek and Barbara Opall-Rome. "India's New Agni Raises Missile Race Stakes," Defense News, May 11-17, 1997, p. 4.

Sheppard, Ben. "BJP election spurs Pakistan missile," Jane's Pointer, May 1998, p. 8.

Sheppard, Ben. "Too Close for Comfort : Ballistic Ambitions in South Asia," Jane's Intelligence Review, January 1998, pp. 32-35. ..



Chellaney, Brahma. "India Moves Toward Joining Nuclear Club," The Washington Times, March 21, 1998, p. A10.

Gupta, Amit. Building an Arsenal, Westport, CT : Praeger, 1997, 211 pp.

Harrison, Selig S. "The United States and South Asia: Trapped by the Past," Current History, December 1997, pp. 401-406.

Koch, Andrew. "Pakistan persists with nuclear procurement," Jane's Intelligence Review, March 1997, pp. 131-133.

Makhijani, Arjun. "India's options," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March/April 1997, pp. 51-53.

Mann, Paul, "China Alleged Top Trafficker In Mass Destruction Weapons," Aviation Week & Space Technology, August 4, 1997, pp. 42-46.

McGeary, Johanna. "Nukes…They're Back," Time, May 25, 1998, pp. 34-42.

Rethinaraj, T.S. Gopi. "Tritium Breakthrough Brings India Closer to an H-Bomb Arsenal," Jane's Intelligence Review, January 1998, pp. 29-31. ..



Cooper, Kenneth J. and John Ward Anderson. "A Misplaced Faith in Nuclear Deterrence," The Washington Post, May 31, 1998, p. A23.

Crossette, Barbara. "Pakistan Asks India to Open No-War Talks," The New York Times, September 23, 1997, p. A8.

Kumar, Chetaw. The Internet, Transnational Networking, and Regional Security in South Asia, ACDIS Occasional Paper, July 1997, 19 pp. http://acdisweb.acdis.uiuc.edu/

Shah, Aqil. S. Non-Official Dialogue between India and Pakistan : Prospects and Problems, ACDIS Occasional Papers, August 1997, pp. 14. http://acdisweb.acdis.uiuc.edu/

Singh, Arun. India & Pakistan, The Military Balance: 1985-1994, Illinois: ACDIS, March 1997, 31 pp. http://acdisweb.acdis.uiuc.edu/

Thomas, Raju. "The South Asian Standoff", Foreign Service Journal, Febuary 1998, pp. 24-29.


Ganguly, Sumit. "An opportunity for Peace in Kashmir," Curent History, December 1997, p. 414.

Pope, Hugh. "Kashmir Emerges as Front Line in Subcontinent's Nuclear Race," The Wall Street Journal, May 27, 1998, p. 19.

Singh Oberoi, Surinder. "Kashmir is bleeding," The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March/April 1997, pp. 24-32.


Adihikari, Gautam. "India : A New Test Begins," Current History, December 1997, p. 407.

Arnett, Eric. "What Threat?" (India security concerning China), The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March/April 1997, pp. 53-54.

Arnett, Eric. "Nuclear Stability and Arms Sales to India : Implications for U.S. Policy," ACDIS Occasional Paper, July 1997, 16 pp. http://acdisweb.acdis.uiuc.edu/

Cooper, Kenneth J. "Nuclear Dilemmas," The Washington Post, May 25, 1998, p. A1.

Crossette, Barbara. "From Guru to Rogue: America Re-Examines India," The New York Times, May 17, 1998, Sec. 4, p. 1.

Hashian, Ahmed. "Israel and India—Strange Bedfellows," Jane's Intelligence Review and Jane's Sentinel Pointer, August 1997, pp. 7-8.

"India Claims Beijing placed nukes in Tibet," The Washington Times, May 4, 1998, p. A1.

Karp, Jonathan. "India Faces Task of Creating Nuclear-Weapons Doctrine," The Wall Street Journal, May 27, 1998, p. 19.

Raghuvanshi, Vivek. "Maintenance Delays Restrict Capability of India's Sub Fleet," Defense News, June 30-July 6, 1997, p. 13


Ahmed, Samina. "Pakistan at Fifty: A Tenuous Democracy," Current History, December 1997, pp. 419-424.

Anderson, John Ward and Kamran Khan. "'We Are a Nuclear Power,'" The Washington Post, May 30, 1998, p. A15.

Opall-Rome, Barbara. "One on One with Riaz Khoklar" (Pakistani Ambassador to the United States), Defense News, May 18-24, p. 46.