Gagan Hitkari

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Gagan Hitkari is a PhD candidate at the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi. He is also a Non-resident James A Kelly Korea Fellow at the Pacific Forum, Hawaii, US. His research interests include Disarmament, Nuclear diplomacy, India's foreign policy, Inter-Korean relations and North Korea's nuclear policy, Environmental Security and Peace building.

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Brothers No More: Inter-Korean relations in the New Era

In an unprecedented move Kim jong-un has ordered the demolition of the Arch of Reunification (조국통일3대헌장기념탑) located in Pyongyang. The demolition of this symbolic...

Addressing the Nuclear Apartheid at the 2023 G20 Summit

In an influential article published in 1998, the then Indian Minister of External Affairs, Jaswant Singh criticised what he called ‘nuclear apartheid’ in the...

Decoding China’s Nuclear Threat

A recent report from a study group organised by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has highlighted concerns over China’s alleged nuclear buildup. The report...

India and South Korea: An Alliance for the Asian Century

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of formal ties between India and South Korea. In the course of these five decades,...

Bringing the Koreas together: Exploring alternate channels of diplomacy to harness peace

Recent events on the Korean Peninsula have only resulted from and added to the era of hostilities between North and South Korea. Amidst a...

Why India’s No First Use Policy must remain

The policy of No First Use (NFU) of nuclear weapons has for long remained central to India's nuclear doctrine. India adopted the NFU policy...

Deciphering North Korea’s Nuclear ‘Obsession’

In the past few decades, nuclear weapons have come to be synonymous with North Korea. The country's growing nuclear proliferation programme has been a...

Biden’s North Korea Policy: Time for Change

Recently, North Korea test fired its longest ballistic missile, sending it soaring over Japan, a first in almost five years. This test was followed...

What lies ahead for Meloni’s Italy

Not many would have predicted that 100 years after Benito Mussolini’s Black Shirts marched on Rome, a leader claiming lineage from the same political...

Whither Democracy?: Brazil Elections 2022

Brazil is set to vote for its next president this October. The incumbent Jair Bolsonaro will be looking to defend his presidency in the...

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