The Evolution of India-US Nuclear Relations: Conflicts and Co-operation From Past to Present ScenarioAuthor : Jesmine Ahmed and Niranjan Mohapatra
Volume 8 No.1 January-March 2019 pp 9-15
India and the United States have long historical, diplomatic, strategic and cultural linkages. Since the genesis of the Indo-US engagement in the international politics, the issues relating to nuclear aspects have been a great source of divergence and convergence between the two countries. This relation is mostly revolve around the three major shifts; Pokhran-I (1974), Pokhran-II (1998) and Civilian Nuclear deal (2005). However, before the signing of civil nuclear deal, both the countries had many clashes for not signing India in NPT and CTBT. However, this paper focuses on the evolution of India –US nuclear relations since past and also discuss how US response to nuclear tests that India had conducted. It also concludes the agreements that led to the cordial relations between the two countries at present.
Nuclear, Pokhran, NPT, CTBT, Indo-US Civil Nuclear Deal
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