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America's War on Terrorism
Strategy and Weaponry
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Nuclear Weapons in South Asia
Pakistan has become a crucial ally in America's war on the Taliban. As a result, internal pressures in Pakistan could destabilize the current regime. With Pakistan a nuclear armed nation, and its adversary, India, also nuclear armed, this is a delicate situation. The links below provide a wealth of information on the Pakistani and Indian nuclear situations.
Nuclear Weapons Use in the War
Several commentators have called for nuclear weapons, in particular earth-penetrators like the B61-11, to be used in Afghanistan. Many have also called for nuclear weapons to be declared a deterrent to the use of chemical or biological weapons by terrorist actors. The following links provide a general introduction to the relevant technologies.
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