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Hasan Askari Rizvi

Terrorists Unlikely to Acquire Nuclear Weapons from India and Pakistan, But Still Pose Threat, Says Scholar Rizvi

Hasan-Askari Rizvi, independent scholar, former professor of Pakistan Studies at Columbia and author of "Military, State and Society in Pakistan" (MacMillan, 2000), says terrorists are unlikely to acquire nuclear weapons from India and Pakistan because these weapon components are stored separately and away from delivery mechanisms. However, Rizvi contends terrorists could still seek to sabotage or capture nuclear facilities.

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Shot: Sep 18, 2002
Published: Oct 10, 2002
Last modified:Oct 09, 2002