India’s quest for space weaponization will have consequences for regional stability. South Asia remains a precarious region given the historical rivalry between India and Pakistan and their posture of mutual deterrence. India’s pursuit of space weaponization and subsequent militarization will trigger an expensive and unnecessary arms race between India and Pakistan, exacerbating the fragility of the South Asian security matrix.
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Research Article| October 01 2017
Space Militarization in South Asia: India’s Quest for Space Weapons and Implications for Pakistan
Raja Qaiser Ahmed;
Asian Survey (2017) 57 (5): 813–832.
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Raja Qaiser Ahmed, Misbah Arif; Space Militarization in South Asia: India’s Quest for Space Weapons and Implications for Pakistan. Asian Survey 1 October 2017; 57 (5): 813–832. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.5.813
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