Monday, March 27, 2017

This is How Pakistan Will Fight A Nuclear War

Photo from Pakistan Today

Kyle Mizokami, National Interest: How Pakistan Is Planning to Fight a Nuclear War

Sandwiched between Iran, China, India and Afghanistan, Pakistan lives in a complicated neighborhood with a variety of security issues. One of the nine known states known to have nuclear weapons, Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal and doctrine are continually evolving to match perceived threats. A nuclear power for decades, Pakistan is now attempting to construct a nuclear triad of its own, making its nuclear arsenal resilient and capable of devastating retaliatory strikes.

Pakistan’s nuclear program goes back to the 1950s, during the early days of its rivalry with India. President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto famously said in 1965, “If India builds the bomb, we will eat grass or leaves, even go hungry, but we will get one of our own.”

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WNU Editor: A good run down on the the history of Pakistan's nuclear weapons program .... a program where much is still secret.

1 comment:

James said...

Re: The above photo. It's the first of a new series queued up for launch in Pakistan.;_ylt=A0LEVzvyFtlYXKMA7.BXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEyaWUwcmM3BGNvbG8DYmYxBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDQjM3MDBfMQRzZWMDc2M-?p=pakistani+buses&fr=mcafee
Who could resist.