Nuclear Pakistan Dichotomy of Power and Weakness (the end)

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DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2011-9-31-40

I. Khokhlov, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (igor.igorevich.khokhlov@gmail.com)

Abstract. The article analyses the fears that Pakistan's nuclear weapon or stockpiled fissile material could fall into the hands of terrorists. The author analyses the main security safeguards to prevent this scenario as well as the main threats to these weapons: corrupted military and intelligence officers, insurgency in the Pashtunistan and terrorist activities.

Keywords: snuclear weapons, nuclear proliferation, Pakistan, Pashtunistan, Taliban, Al-Qaeda, terrorism, counter-terrorist operation, Islamism, terrorist attack


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For citation:
Khokhlov I. Nuclear Pakistan Dichotomy of Power and Weakness (the end). World Eonomy and International Relations, 2011, no. 9, pp. 31-40. https://doi.org/10.20542/0131-2227-2011-9-31-40



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