Dr Happymon Jacob is Assistant Professor of Diplomacy and Disarmament at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi where he teaches courses on Nuclear Disarmament, National Security and International Relations and, Foreign Policy Decision Making. He has widely published on nuclear issues, Kashmir conflict and Indian foreign policy. Jacob is a columnist with the Srinagar-based Greater Kashmir daily, and a regular contributor to The Hindu, India’s leading Newspaper. He has been organizing and/or participating in the three most influential Indian-Pakistan track-two dialogues: Chaophraya Dialogue; Pugwash India-Pakistan Dialogue and; the Ottawa India-Pakistan Dialogue on nuclear issues, and military confidence building. Jacob is a member of the international Governing Council of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs.
Contours of South Asia’s nuclear instability