Mr Karat, please admit you were wrong on N-deal

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28 Jun 2009, 0032 hrs IST, Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar When former US president George Bush pushed through the Indo-US nuclear deal, analysts claimed that he aimed to generate multi-billion orders for US nuclear equipment suppliers. Some Indian scientists opposed the deal…

INDIA: Opposition to ‘Nuclearism’ Builds Up

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By Ranjit Devraj NEW DELHI, Jun 24 (IPS) – As India follows up on the historic civilian nuclear agreement it signed last year with the United States by drawing up hard commercial deals, opposition to ‘nuclearism’ is building up among activist groups….

Indo-U.S. nuclear deal in jeopardy

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Unfolding Obama Presidency: Indian Worries over Changing Profile of Bilateral Relations The Indo-US nuclear deal is no longer just “Indo-US nuclear deal”. The 45-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) having eventually granted the hard fought for waiver in last September with the Bush…

Disarmament lessons from the Chemical Weapons Convention

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by MIKHAIL GORBACHEV AND ROGELIO PFIRTER The recent joint declaration by U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to negotiate a new treaty reducing their countries’ nuclear stockpiles as a first step toward “a nuclear-weapon-free world” has spurred hopes for…