Christopher Clary

GRADUATE STUDENT  |  CHRISTOPHER CLARY

Christopher Clary is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University. His research focuses on the sources of cooperation in interstate rivalries. He also studies the causes and consequences of nuclear proliferation, U.S. defense policy, and the politics of South Asia.

Previously, he was a Predoctoral Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, a Stanton Nuclear Security Predoctoral Fellow at the RAND Corporation in Washington, D.C., and a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow in India. He also served as country director for South Asian affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (2006–2009), a research associate at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif. (2003–2005), and a research assistant at the Henry L. Stimson Center in Washington, D.C. (2001–2003).

Papers

“The Safety and Security of the Pakistani Nuclear Arsenal,” in Pakistan's Enduring Challenges, eds. C. Christine Fair and Sarah Watson (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015).

“Deterrence Stability and the Conventional Balance of Forces in South Asia,” in Deterrence Stability and Escalation Control in South Asia, eds. Michael Krepon and Julia Thompson (Washington, D.C.: The Henry L. Stimson Center, December 2013).

“Doctrine, Capabilities, and (In)stability in South Asia,” in Deterrence Stability and Escalation Control in South Asia, eds. Michael Krepon and Julia Thompson (Washington, D.C.: The Henry L. Stimson Center, December 2013) (with Vipin Narang).

How the Pakistan Military Learned to Love the Bomb,” Policy Brief (George Washington University, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, September 2013).

Guarding the Nuclear Guardians,” India in Transition Series (University of Pennsylvania, Center for the Advanced Study of India, July 15, 2013); reprinted as “Lift the Lid of Nuclear Secrecy,” Hindu Business Line, July 15, 2013 and “India’s Secret Nuclear Capacity,” Patrika (Jodphur) [in Hindi] on September 26, 2013.