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India and Pakistan / Nuclear Tests #424385

CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 17, 1998
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(Studio: Laurie Dhue) Announcement by Pakistan that it will carry out nuclear testing in response to those by India introduced.

(Islamabad: Kasra Naji) Pakistan and the nuclear option featured; scenes shown from Islamabad. [Japanese special envoy Seiichuiro NOBURU - (thru translator) cites the importance of Pakistan.] [Defense analyst Dr. Shireeh MAZARI - offers a rationale for Pakistan's decision to test nuclear devices.]

(Studio: Gene Randall) The growing fear of a Pakistan-India arms race reported; scenes shown from New Delhi of an anti-nuclear demonstration. [National Security Adviser Samuel BERGER - hopes Pakistan will not test.]

Dhue, Laurie;
Naji, Kasra;
Randall, Gene

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