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Pak nuclear stockpiling reminiscent of Cold War-era Soviet Union: US think tank report

Sep 07, 2015    

Islamabads nuclear ambitions could see it go the way of the Soviet Union in the closing stages of the Cold War, or so suggests a report published recently by a couple of US think tanks: the Stimson Center and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.A 27 August report titled A Normal Nuclear Pakistan proposes that in a manner similar to the way the erstwhile USSRs nuclear stockpile did nothing to address its socio-economic woes, Pakistans growing nuclear arsenal does not address its internal issues. An argument can certainly be made that the purpose of nuclear weapons is not to address a...

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