A new report outlines six ‘must-do’ tasks to bolster ties, including encouraging India to raise FDI in defence. But geopolitics, counterterrorism and cyber security will need attention too.
Before endorsing arms control declarations, New Delhi’s negotiating lines should be shaped by domestic conversations on the use and impact of new technologies in warfare.
This comes after India’s recent entry into the MTCR with questions being raised in the US about the policy governing access to Indian launch services.
Now that all procedures attendant to membership are complete, the MTCR will be the first multilateral export control group that has opened its doors to India.
The Wire takes its readers on a world tour of the Indian quest to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group.
The NSG’s 2008 waiver made India unique. By pleading to be let into the NSG now, we have handed Pakistan the hyphen to us which that waiver had removed.
New Delhi: Pushing back against criticism that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is locking India into a tighter strategic embrace with the United States, senior officials insist that his recent visit to the US and four other countries demonstrated a more independent, assertive role for Indian foreign policy. A day after Modi returned […]
India’s formal membership of the Missile Technology Control Regime is being hailed as a breakthrough, but the implications may be somewhat less dramatic.
The Wire compares US-India joint statements from 2015 and 2016 to assess the progress made in implementing decisions and highlight changes in priorities.
The MTCR guidelines restrict the export of items that could assist the production of ballistic missiles and other unmanned delivery systems for weapons of mass destruction.
If everything goes according to plan, India could be entering two out of four export control regimes this week.
The Dutch chair of the MTCR has written to all member states asking them to approve Indian membership ‘by circulation’.