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Pakistan and India / Nuclear Tests / Domino Effect #424698

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 28, 1998
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Developments in Pakistan's nuclear weapons testing reviewed.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The reactions to the nuclear test from India, the UN, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and Russia, the European Union, China, reviewed.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The reaction of President Clinton to Pakistan's testing reported. [CLINTON - wishes Pakistan had not carried out the tests.]

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Koppel) The threat of nuclear proliferation coming out of the long-running dispute between India and Pakistan reviewed. [Arms control expert David KAY, former Secretary of State Lawrence EAGLEBURGER, former United States ambassador to Pakistan Robert OAKLEY, former NSC official Jessica STERN, Deputy Secretary of State Strobe TALBOTT - talk about the implications of the nuclear developments in the region.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Interview held with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger over the India-Pakistan developments. [KISSINGER - suggests that the United States should try to include both countries in a non- proliferation treaty.]

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) United States experts' skepticism over whether Pakistan conducted as many tests as it claimed outlined.

Koppel, Andrea;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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