Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Asia in the “Second Nuclear Age”

It is now a truism among foreign and defense policy practitioners that the post Cold War nuclear buildup in the India Pacific region constitutes the drawn of the “second nuclear age.” From the 1990s onward, China’s decision to stir out of its strategic languor and modernize its nuclear arsenal, along with the resolve of India […]

Report by Gaurav Kampani and Bharath Gopalaswamy

Nuclear Deterrence Nuclear Nonproliferation

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Kampani and Gopalaswamy: How to Normalize Pakistan’s Nuclear Program

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In the News by Bharath Gopalaswamy/Gaurav Kampani


Thu, Feb 2, 2017

What Can India Expect from the New Abnormal in US Foreign Policy?

Donald Trump’s election as the next president of the United States not only poses a threat to the American liberal-constitutional democratic order at home, but it also threatens to end the international liberal economic and democratic order that successive US administrations have built and promoted during and in the aftermath of the Cold War. The […]

New Atlanticist by Gaurav Kampani


Dr. Gaurav Kampani is a nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center.

He is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Tulsa. From 2013 to 2014, he was a postdoctoral transatlantic fellow in international relations and security at the Norwegian Institute of Defense Studies in Oslo. Between 1998 and 2005, Dr. Kampani was a senior research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, CA. From 2010 to 2011, he was a Staton nuclear security fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation. Dr. Kampani’s research interests cover international security and focus on the relationship between domestic institutions and strategic policy, military strategy, operations planning, and weapons development. Dr. Kampani’s teaching spans world politics, the global commons, US foreign and national security policy, and South Asia.