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Building a nuclear disarmament movement in India, Pakistan and South Asia: some policy perspectives

Author: Achin Vanaik

In: TNI, 2006

The author argues that there are two stages in the process of developing an effective progressive force like the nuclear disarmament movement, whether regionally in South Asia, or globally. In the first phase a movement needs to attack and undermine the popular legitimacy that all governments seek to obtain for their policies. In the second phase, it can practically develop on a very large scale and achieve a critical mass that impacts on actual policy.

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