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NPT turns 50. The first half it lived a lie, the second half it saw its own demise

One way forward is to move away from prohibiting possession to discouraging their use. At Takshashila, we have advocated a Global No First Use (GNFU) treaty that can help reduce the risk of an accidental nuclear war. This will create the...

Takshashila hosts experts meeting to launch Global No First Use project

The Takshashila Institution launched its Global No First Use (GNFU) project, with a meeting of experts from around the world in Bengaluru on November 2 and 3, 2019. “Nuclear weapons won’t go away.  We are discussing the credibility of the...

Takshashila Discussion Document: Nuclear First Use – A Critique

Download the Discussion Document in PDF Six out of the eight nuclear weapons states have not ruled out first use of nuclear weapons. This document examines why states choose first use policies and the challenges involved in maintaining such a...

Conversations at Takshashila: Avoiding a Nuclear Catastrophe

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 presidential hopeful and Senate Armed Services Committee member, offered a bill — “The No First Use Act” — to establish in law that it is the policy...