Israel Concerned If Pakistan's Nukes Fall to Islamists

[Jerusalem Post] Yaakov Katz - A day after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that the Pakistani government was losing control of the country, a top Israeli defense official expressed concern on Thursday that the country's nuclear arsenal would fall into extremist hands and be used to threaten Israel. Pakistan is believed to have several dozen nuclear warheads. The top official told the Jerusalem Post: "If Pakistan's nuclear weapons falls into the hands of radical Islamic elements, this will be a nightmare for the West and will also affect us."

2009-04-24 06:00:00

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