Indias Nuclear Tests - Case Study #19 A case study...

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Case Study #19 A case study published by the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affair s India’s Nuclear Tests: The Consequences for International Securit y
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Case Study Serie s Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affair s This case study is one of a series commissioned and edited by the Carnegie Council on Ethics and Internationa l Affairs. The purpose of each case study is to address competing moral claims in the conduct of internationa l affairs in a format useful to college and university teachers . Case studies encourage students to think and argue analytically about ethical dilemmas. In addition, they pro - mote interdisciplinary thinking about decision making and international politics. This emphasis on decision making makes the most of the human element in politics—the real-life choices and conflicting values of th e actors involved in the case. Each case presents relevant facts and circumstances pertaining to a specific subjec t area and relates them to an overarching ethical principle . Case studies set the parameters for classroom debate. Avoiding academic jargon whenever possible, they ar e accessible to an undergraduate audience but useful to all students of international affairs. At the back of each case a number of suggestions for organizing classroom discussion are offered, as well as a list of related read
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India’s Nuclear Tests: The Consequences for International Securit y by Dinshaw Mistr y Table of Content s India’s Nuclear Tests: The Consequences for International Securit y 1 Timelin e 12 Institutions Specializing in Nuclear Arms Contro l
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In May 1998, India conducted five nuclear tests and declared itself a nuclear power, shattering a global norm against proliferation. Around the world, countries such as the United States, China, and the members of th e European Union reacted with shock and condemnation. Claiming that India had “sucked Pakistan into th e
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Indias Nuclear Tests - Case Study #19 A case study...

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