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Pakistan’s Quest for Security of Nuclear Weapons: An Analysis
Fall of Dhaka in 1971 and Indian Nuclear Explosions in 1974, changed the course of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program. Pakistan developed nuclear weapons due to Indian conventional and strategic superiority. The objective of this study is to highlight Pakistan’s efforts to secure its nuclear program. It emphasizes that Pakistan’s nuclear weapons are heavily guarded and secure. This paper is descriptive in nature and completed in the light of qualitative research method. Paper concludes that though Pakistan nuclear authorities have implemented personnel reliability program. It implements international safeguards yet international community is raising questions on security mechanism and safety of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons. The most important diplomatic task in front of Pakistan at this time is to fight against misunderstandings perceived by international community and to provide satisfaction to the world.155-172
Muhammad Jawad Hashmi
Lecturer, Dept of Political Science & International Relations, University of Gujrat, Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan.
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan
Assistant Professor, Department of political science and international Relations, SSSH, Library building, 4th floor, UMT, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Nuclear weapon, Weapon of Most Destructions (WMDs), Security