writes Uday Bhaskar:
Sacrificing this window of opportunity for more emotive considerations and misplaced notions about 'strategic' autonomy would also make a mockery of India's long standing commitment to minimum deterrence as a prelude to ultimate nuclear disarmament .
C Uday Bhaskar is one of India's leading strategic analysts
Can this self-proclaimed 'leading strategist' say which other major powers are even talking about disarmament. Certainly not the case with US
, or France
. And those in positions of responsibility
certainly have a good idea of what is meant by a credible strategic deterrent