Sadia Tasleem

Articles by Sadia Tasleem

18 July 2013

Nuclear deterrence and terrorism: Implications for global security

Evgeny BuzhinskySadia TasleemManpreet Sethi

Though US nuclear policy seeks "to reduce the salience of nuclear weapons," it doesn't exclude their use against states that help terrorists obtain weapons of mass destruction.

11 July 2013

Flailing, but not failing

The author writes that it is crucial for academics and ultimately policy makers to revisit some widely held but untested beliefs about nuclear deterrence

20 June 2013

Silver linings, ominous clouds

The author argues that Pakistan is not the sort of state that the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review commits “to hold fully accountable” due to support of terrorist efforts to gain access to weapons of mass destruction.

5 June 2013

Deterring nuclear terrorism: Reflections from Islamabad

The author writes that the US Nuclear Posture Review suffers from a wide disproportionality between policy ends and operational means.