Technological advancement in the realm of nuclear
weapons has emerged as one of the most salient
security issues in the context of two South Asian states, India and
Pakistan. Newly emerging India-Pakistan animosities, historical and ongoing power progression of New Delhi distresses Pakistan's security
framework. India's endurance of military modernization and stronghold
of political leadership under Modi in order to seek power status is shaping
distrust for Pakistan as both states assume each other as rival neighbours
who raise serious concerns. The nuclear arms race and uncertainties in
India's nuclear doctrine has triggered Pakistan's assessment of their
security paradigm that has added fire to the already existing security
dilemma. Thus, demands and acquires the dire need to discuss loopholes
which the article explores about India's intentions regarding Pakistan as
well as to certain level with China, Nuclearization implications for
Pakistan and how Pakistan should overcome it for its deterrence.
1-Muhammad Umer Hayat: Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Alina Zaid: MS Scholar, Department of International Relations, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Farrukh Shahzad: Assistant Professor, Department of Media Studies, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan.