Nuclear game in South Asia

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Deterrence in South Asia has faced many challenges in its progression exactly in the same manner as the US and Russian deterrence evolution faced during the Cold War


The concept of deterrence in South Asia in the late 1990s has been modified in the contemporary arena according to the ongoing security and political architecture of South Asia. As a matter of fact, the security dilemma in the South Asian region has maneuvered as a chain reaction that includes regional and extra-regional powers with competing interests, such as China, India and Pakistan respectively. While shaping eventual policy direction in this regard, the perceived national interests of each state are of great importance.