AUTHORChakma, Bhumitra
TITLEPakistan's Nuclear Weapon's
PUBLISHERRoutledge
CITYNew York, NY
DATE PUBLISHED2009
ISBN978-0-415-40871-4


This book addresses Pakistan’s nuclear weapons, its emerging nuclear posture, and its impact on nuclear politics in the Second Nuclear Age. The initial chapters provide a history of Pakistan’s nuclear program and assess its nuclear arsenal, delivery systems, and command and control structure. Succeeding chapters explore how Pakistan challenges the global non-proliferation regime, particularly through involvement in terrorism and the proliferation of nuclear weapons technology. The concluding chapter summarizes the proliferation lessons learned by both Pakistan and the international community. It also presents various scenarios regarding Pakistan’s future actions as a nuclear state.


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