PAKISTAN WILL NOT SELL NUCLEAR WEAPONS
PAKISTAN HAS RECEIVED OFFERS TO BUY NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND HAS NOT ACCEPTED
Steven Mufson, Washington Post Staff Writer, The Washington Post July 17, 1999, Pg. A01 HEADLINE: Losing the Battle on Arms Control; Pakistan-India Nuclear Race Is Just Part of a Disturbing Trend //lnu-acs
Economically strapped Pakistan recently let the Saudi Arabian defense minister and a delegation from the United Arab Emirates tour its nuclear bomb and missile development sites. Though Shahid Hamid, governor of the Punjab region, said in an interview that Pakistan's nuclear technology "is not for sale," he conceded that "there have been offers made to us by others" seeking to buy nuclear secrets.
PAKISTAN WILL NOT READILY COOPERATE WITH OTHER ISLAMIC STATES ON NUCLEAR CAPABILITIES
Juan Romero, Jane's Intelligence Review March 1, 1999; Pg. 32 HEADLINE: Charting reactions to the Islamic bomb //lnu-acs
Now that Pakistan has tested a nuclear device, many analysts suspectthat the proliferation of nuclear technology to other Islamiccountries will not take long. This, however, greatly oversimplifiesthe issue, as Islamic strategic co-operation only goes so far.