India has effective deterrence against Chinese, Pakistan nukes – former National Security Adviser

India has effective deterrence against both China and Pakistan former National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon has said in his new book Choices. However while China’s nuclear weapons are a major strategic concern for India, Pakistan’s nuclear programme “remains a daily source of tactical worry” and both countries’ nuclear weapons programmes “are so closely linked… that they may effectively be treated as one”.

Shivshankar Menon’ book “Choices : Inside the Making of India’s Foreign Policy” was published on 30 October 2016 by Brookings Institution.

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DATE : 23 November 2016

SOURCE : The India Times / The Economic Times