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Landay, United Press International, cited in Kumar and Bajpai, “Brasstacks and Its Antecedents,” 175. Brasstacks as non-nuclear near-war 33 70 Andrew Tarnowski, Reuters, February 22, 1987, cited in Kumar and Bajpai, “Brasstacks and Its Antecedents,” 175. 71 United Press International, February 28, 1987, cited in Kumar and Bajpai, “Brasstacks and Its Antecedents,” 176. 72 Manoj Joshi, “From Maps to Field,” The Hindu, March 29, 1987, cited in Kumar and Bajpai, “Brasstacks and Its Antecedents,” 177.

The committee submitted its report in December 1999. 20. 89 Ganguly and Hagerty characterize this scenario as “boosted conventional deterrence,” which according to them is “a product of the grey area that characterizes countries’ transitions to nuclear weapon status. ” Ganguly and Hagerty, Fearful Symmetry, 46. 90 Raj Chengappa, Weapons of Peace: The Secret Story of India’s Quest to Be a Nuclear Power (New Delhi: HarperCollins, 2000), 326. 34 Varun Sahni 91 Chengappa, Weapons of Peace, 327. 92 In fairness, personal incredulity is not a sound basis upon which to contest the evidence provided by Chengappa.

Norton, 1995), 136. 4 Peter D. Feaver, “Command and Control in Emerging Nuclear Nations,” International 30 Varun Sahni Security 17, no. 3 (Winter 1992–93): 160–87 (p. 185). Feaver’s assertive/delegative dichotomy is based upon his analysis of nuclear C2 in the US. He shows that, in the US, military custody of nuclear weapons invariably leads to increased civilian control— either “delegative” (over the weapons through permissive action links [PALs]) or “assertive” (directly over the military decision-making process itself).

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