The Changing Dynamics of Nuclear Crises in South Asia: What Lies Ahead

April 11, 2024

On April 9, 2024, the Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) hosted a webinar entitled “The Changing Dynamics of Nuclear Crises in South Asia: What Lies Ahead.” Organized and moderated by CNS Graduate Research Assistant, Syed Ali Zia Jaffery ( @syedalizia1992 ), the webinar featured Dr. Rabia Akhtar ( @Rabs_AA ), Director of the Center for Security, Strategy and Policy Research in Pakistan; Ruhee Neog ( @ruheeneog ) , Director of the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies in India; Dr. Christopher Clary ( @clary_co ), Associate Professor at the University of Albany; and Dr. Jeffrey Knopf, Professor and Program Chair of Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies at MIIS. CNS Director Dr. William Potter also shared his remarks on nuclear crises. The discussion centered on understanding the changing crisis behaviors of India and Pakistan, challenges to strategic stability, the evolution of crisis management, and the state of nuclear learning both in South Asia and elsewhere.

00:00 Introduction by the moderator Syed Ali Zia Jaffery
02:42 Remarks by Dr. William Potter
05:39 Presentation by Dr. Rabia Akhtar
17:05 Remarks by Ruhee Neog
27:30 Remarks by Dr. Christopher Clary
37:35 Remarks by Dr. Jeffrey Knopf
49:30 Q&A

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