Petr Topychkanov

Petr Topychkanov is a Senior Researcher in SIPRI’s Nuclear Disarmament, Arms Control and Non- proliferation Programme, working on issues related to nuclear non-proliferation, disarmament, arms control and the impact of new technologies on strategic stability.

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In this essay, Petr Topychkanov examines the expanded roles of nuclear weapons in Asia Pacific in nuclear modernization strategies that emphasize nuclear options to respond to conventional and even cyber-attacks and lowering of the nuclear threshold.