• Talk: The Nuclear Programmes of India and Pakistan

Talk: The Nuclear Programmes of India and Pakistan

03 February 2017


Dr Moeed Yusuf will speak about where the Pakistani and Indian nuclear programmes are heading and what the rationales for their approaches are. He will be discussing the topic of his upcoming book on the dangers of the India-Pakistan crises and how they may have becomes less manageable by the rational yet destabilising moves made by both countries in the nuclear arena. In addition, the role of international actors (including Britain) in managing the crises will be discussed.

Dr Moeed Yusuf is the associate vice president of the Asia Centre at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Before joining USIP, Yusuf was a fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Centre for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, and concurrently a research fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Centre at Harvard Kennedy School. His latest books on South Asia 2060: Envisioning Regional Futures (Adil Najam and Moeed Yusuf, eds.) and Getting it Right in Afghanistan (Scott Smith, Moeed Yusuf, and Colin Cookman, eds.) were published in 2013. He is also the editor of Pakistan’s Counter-Terrorism Challenge (Georgetown University Press, 2014) and Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in South Asia: From a Peacebuilding Lens (U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2014). He holds a Masters in International Relations and PhD in Political Science from Boston University.

Venue: Room K3.11*, King’s College London, Strand Campus, London WC2R 2LS

Time: 6.00-8.00pm

Cost: Free 

*Room 3.11 is located within King’s Building. From reception, go straight ahead down the corridor, then take the stairs just after the vending machine in the main building. Go up 3 flights, K3.11 is on your right.