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Michael Krepon quoted in India Today on Pakistan and Nuclear Weapons

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The buddy-buddy relations between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama were evident at the Oval Office on June 7-their seventh meeting in two years. But the ghost of Pakistan hovered in the room like a Betaal, as an Indian offical put it, likening our north-western neighbor to the irksome character in the ancient fable. India had recently lobbied successfully to get the US Congress to put a temporary hold on the sale of eight nuclear-capable F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan by refusing to subsidese their cost.


The worry for US nuclear experts such as Michael Krepon, co-founder of the Stimson Center, is that “neither side believes that the other’s stated nuclear use doctrine is credible and that, but itself, creates a dangerous uncertainty.”

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