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Pakistan’s 125 nuclear weapons at risk from terrorists and U.S. drones

it was a most dangerous situation for the nuclear weapons holder countries if they were dealing with terrorist activities in their territories and unfortunately, Pakistan was one of them, so such threats did exist

US drones could be harmful for Pakistan’s nuclear programme: seminar, Daily Times, 20 Aug 2010, LAHORE: Nuclear issues expert and the director of the Ali Institute of Education, Dr AH Nayyar has expressed fear that US drone attacks could prove harmful for Pakistan’s nuclear programme and its nuclear installations placed at undisclosed locations…..due to US drone attacks, Pakistani nuclear weapons could be targeted if these weapons were kept in the same areas of the country where US forces were chasing terrorists and bombing their hideouts,” he added.

The nuclear expert said that Pakistan held around 125 nuclear weapons, which were not placed together at any single location in the country,….Regarding the threat from the Taliban or other religious element interested in acquiring nuclear weapons to enhance their powers for pressuring the US, he said that generally, it was a most dangerous situation for the nuclear weapons holder countries if they were dealing with terrorist activities in their territories and unfortunately, Pakistan was one of them, so such threats did exist

Daily Times – Leading News Resource of Pakistan – US drones could be harmful for Pakistan’s nuclear programme: seminar

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