A must read article by Seymour M. Hersh at The New Yorker: Defending the Arsenal
In an unstable Pakistan, can nuclear warheads be kept safe?. Some highlights:
"... At first, a former high-level Bush Administration official told me, [Pakistan] was reassuring ... But by the time the official left, at the beginning of George W. Bush’s second term, he had a much darker assessment: 'They don’t trust us and they will not tell you the truth.'
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"The former high-level Bush Administration official was just as blunt. 'If a Pakistani general is talking to you about nuclear issues, and his lips are moving, he’s lying,' he said. 'The Pakistanis wouldn’t share their secrets with anybody, and certainly not with a country that, from their point of view, used them like a Dixie cup and then threw them away.' "
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