US has ‘snatch-and-grab’ plan for Pak’s nuclear weapons

Credit. Times of India on line.

9/11 terrorist attacks
Pakistan’s nuclear weapons has long been a high US security priority even before 9/11 terrorist attacks.
WASHINGTON: The US has a contingency plan to “snatch-and-grab” Pakistan’s nuclear weapons, if and when the President believes they are threat to either America or its interests, a media report has said, amid strains in bilateral ties.Plans have been drawn up for dealing with worst-case scenarios in Pakistan, NBC news reported quoting current and former US officials, who say that ensuring security of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons has long been a high US security priority even before 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Among the scenarios drawn by the report is Pakistan plunging into internal chaos, terrorist mounting a serious attack against a nuclear facility, hostilities breaking out with India or Islamic extremist taking charge of the government or the Pakistan army.

Categories: Americas

3 replies

  1. US seems detrmined, either by hook or crook, to de weaponize this lonlely Islamic country. That`s the reason such type of articles keep proping up intermitently. God may save this world from any other NBC catastrophy .

  2. It is term used for nuclear ctastrophy including biological and chemical wepeaons catastrphy.
    neuclear, biological and chemical denote NBC.

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