Associate fellow, IDSA, Mr A Vinod Kumar’s article on India and nuclear non- proliferation, titled ‘Norm Entrepreneur, Catalyst or Challenger? India in the Nuclear Non-proliferation Narrative’ was published in the South Asian Survey, Vol. 21:1&2.
Associate Fellow, IDSA, Mr A Vinod Kumar’s article on the need for car control to combat pollution, titled ‘Why 'Car Control' Is Essential To Fight Pollution In Delhi’ was published in the Huffington Post on January 15, 2017.
The world order seems to be on the cusp of a major transformation. A potential power realignment seems to slowly shaping up with a hitherto unlikely combination (at least partly) of Russia, China and Pakistan, seeking to challenge the great power status quo, or pushing for greater bipolarity in global affairs.
Associate Fellow, IDSA, Mr Vinod Kumar's chapter titled ‘Between Idealism, Activism, and the Bomb: Why did India Reject the NPT?’ was published in the Routledge edited volume ‘Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: Origins of the Nuclear Order, edited by Popp Roland, Liviu Horovitz and Andreas Wenger.
Given that the NSG may not be able to withhold the India membership question for long, in spite of China’s inconsistent positions, it would be unwise on India’s part to forfeit any advantage it has on the SCS issue.