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India and Pakistan / Nuclear Testing #381815

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 31, 1998
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Islamabad: Allen Pizzey) The tensions between Pakistan and India in the wake of the series of nuclear tests featured; scenes shown of the mountains where Pakistan's test was carried out. [Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer KHAN - comments.] Offer from Pakistan to hold talks with India over the disputed territory of Kashmir noted. [Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz SHARIF - cites Pakistan's security concerns.] [Political analyst Eqbal AHMAD - questions following India into a nuclear buildup.]

(Studio: John Roberts) The reaction in the United States to the nuclear buildup in Asia outlined.

(White House: Sharyl Attkisson) Charges that President Clinton's administration is partly responsible for the heightened tensions examined. [Senator Daniel Patrick MOYNIHAN - says we are closer to nuclear war since the Cuban missile crisis.] [Senator Fred THOMPSON, former CIA director James WOOLSEY - comment on transfer of United States technology to China.] Evidence that China provided most of the technology for Pakistan's nuclear testing noted. [Pakistan science minister Ambassador Abida HUSSAIN - says the US did not take notice of an arms race in the region.]

Reporter(s):
Attkisson, Sharyl;
Pizzey, Allen;
Roberts, John
Duration:
00:03:50

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