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Will Saetren
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Will Saetren

India and Pakistan take note: the ‘Madman Theory’ of using tactical nuclear weapons lives up to its name

  • The tense stand-off between the nuclear-armed neighbours shines a light on their growing arsenals, particularly tactical nuclear weapons that many mistakenly believe could shock an adversary into submission

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Indian army soldiers near the wreckage of an Indian helicopter. Photo: AP
Arif Rafiq
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Arif Rafiq

India-Pakistan crisis: don’t be fooled, nuclear war is one step closer – and the stalemate has just begun

  • Even if Pakistan acts against terror group Jaish-e Muhammad, Indian rule and brutality in Kashmir mean the causes of this stand-off will fester

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Indian army soldiers near the wreckage of an Indian helicopter. Photo: AP
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