India and China: the Makings of a Nuclear Rivalry?
Part of the ELAC Nuclear Research Seminar Series (Sponsored by the Department of Politics and International Relations)
Rajesh Basrur is Professor of International Relations, Coordinator of the South Asia Programme, and Coordinator of the MSc International Relations Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Prior to joining RSIS in 2006, he was Director, Centre for Global Studies, Mumbai (2000-2006), and taught History and Politics at the University of Mumbai (1978-2000). He has engaged in advanced research at the University of Hull (2011, 2009), Stanford University (2002-2003), Sandia National Laboratories (2002), the Brookings Institution (2001-2002), the Henry L. Stimson Center (2001), amongst others. His work focuses on South Asian security, global nuclear politics, and international relations theory. He has authored four books, including South Asia’s Cold War (Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2008) and Minimum Deterrence and India’s Nuclear Security (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2006). He is currently writing a book manuscript on the domestic politics of India’s foreign and security policies for Georgetown University Press.