Keeping Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons Out of the Hands of Terrorists
Publication Date: September 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Lisa A. Curtis
Series: Heritage Lecture
Keywords: Asia and the Pacific; nuclear weapons; terrorism; proliferation
U.S. policy should center on helping to prevent the penetration of Pakistan's nuclear establishment. The U.S. should also continue to encourage India-Pakistan dialogue that will improve Pakistan's regional security perceptions and address the underlying motivations behind the development of Pakistan's nuclear weapons program.