1. Introduction : Indo-Pakistani nuclear relations and the crisis of the international nuclear order -- 2. Dangerous optimism : Indo-Pakistani nuclear relations before the May 1998 nuclear tests -- 3. South Asian security after the Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests -- 4. India-Pakistan crises after the nuclear tests : the Kargil War (1999) and the 2001-2002 border confrontation -- 5. US policy toward South Asia : from non-proliferation to post-proliferation and the US-India nuclear deal -- 6. Conclusion : South Asian security and the post-9/11 international nuclear order : can the genie be put back into the bottle?
Originally published 2009 by Ashgate Publishing
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-192) and index