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India and the US Pivot to Asia

 

The original version of this article first appeared on February 24, 2012 in the YaleGlobal, an online publication by the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization.

Delivering Solutions: Advancing Dialogue To Improve Maternal Health (Report Launch)

“Throughout the 2009-2011 Advancing Dialogue on Maternal Health lecture series, we always heard the same good news: we know how to save the lives of women and girls.

NPIHP Research Update Covered in South Asian Media

William Burr’s latest NPIHP Research Update, “The Nixon Administration and the Indian Nuclear Program, 1972-1974” is receiving attention in the South Asian media. According to new documentary evidence, India’s 1974 “peaceful nuclear test” was unexpected and not predicted by the US intelligence community, the Research Update posits.

Activism to End Gender-based Violence: Beyond the 16 Days

The webcast for this event will begin at 4:20 pm.

This event, co-sponsored by the Council of Women World Leaders, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the U.S. Department of State, will feature a rough cut pre-screening of "Meena", a feature film based on Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's best-selling novel, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide."  The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on sex trafficking.

RSVP to cwwl@wilsoncenter.org

 

The Nixon Administration and the Indian Nuclear Program, 1972-1974

U.S. Post-Mortem on 1974 Indian Test Criticized Intelligence Community Performance for "Waffling Judgments" and Not Following Up Leads
 

The Elephant in the Room: The Soviet Union and India’s Nuclear Program, 1967-1989

NPIHP Working Paper #1. If India had presented the world with a nuclear fait accompli, the eminent Indian journalist Amalendu Das Gupta mused in 1987, “the Americans and their allies would have been angry; the Russians would have been unhappy." His choice of words succinctly expressed the ambivalent attitude the Soviet leadership had toward India’s nuclear weapon program.

NPIHP Partner Hosts Talk: "The Evolution of India’s Nuclear Program"

NPIHP’s partners at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses and the Indian Pugwash Society will host a lecture on The Evolution of India’s Nuclear Program: Reminisces of the Early Years with prominent physicist and nuclear policy advisor Prof. M.G.K. Menon, former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, and former director of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

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