Subcontinent’s Nuclear Peril

It may not be easy to calculate the costs or benefits of the New Delhi-Islamabad nuclear programs. Citing the need for secrecy, the two rivals refuse to reveal what they spend on their nuclear weapons delivery systems. However, according to estimation of experts both India and Pakistan have allocated more than $1 billion to design and manufacture a small numbers of nuclear-capable missiles.

Mr. Mushtaq A. Jeelani is Executive Director of the Kashmiri-Canada Council, a non-profit, Toronto-based, non-governmental organization.

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