Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
1996 Pakistan Special Weapons News
- Notes used by Ambassador Munir Akram while addressing the National Defense University , 21 November 1996, Washington D.C. -- While the US media has focused conspicuously on Pakistan's nuclear programme, and some dramatic accounts have played upon atavistic fears about the so-called "Islamic bomb", the real history of proliferation in South Asia is different.
- DISARMAMENT MEASURES SHOULD PROMOTE SECURITY FOR ALL Amb. Munir Akram, New York, 21 October, 1996.
- Bhutto Calls for Regional Security Conference USIA -- 03 Oct 1996 -- Pakistan's Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is calling for a South Asian
security conference to address Kashmir, nuclear weapons, and other related issues.
- Ambassador Simons Speech on US-Pakistan Relations USIA -- 23 Sep 1996 -- Comments by US Ambassador to Pakistan Thomas Simons
in Islamabad regarding the evolving US-Pakistan relationship in the New World Order.
- AGENDA ITEM 65: "COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR-TEST-BAN TREATY" STATEMENT BY THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF PAKISTAN TO THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE IN GENEVA AT THE 50TH RESUMED SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON 9 SEPTEMBER 1996.
- Pakistan Developing New TBM CDISS News and Views - September 1996
- China Linked to Pakistan Missile Factory CDISS News and Views - September 1996
- Concern Over China's Tilt Toward Pakistan By PATRICK E. TYLER
New York Times, August 27, 1996
- U.S. Wary of Punishing China for Missile Help to
Pakistan By STEVEN ERLANGER New York Times, August 27, 1996
- China Linked to Pakistani Plant Washington Post Sunday, August 25, 1996; Page A01
- U.S. Suspects China Is Helping Pakistan Build Missile Factory By TIM WEINER
New York Times, August 26, 1996 -- U.S. intelligence agencies strongly suspect that China is helping Pakistan build a factory for medium-range missiles.
- F-16 deal again in jeopardy DAWN WIRE SERVICE 22 August 1996
- Pressler voted "dumbest man" in US senate DAWN WIRE SERVICE 22 August 1996
- Say "yes" to CTBT Dr Farrukh Saleem DAWN WIRE SERVICE 15 August 1996 - "A Washington Times report based on CIA sources and published on December 2, 1992 estimated Pakistan's ability of producing weapons-grade material at between 10 kg to 15 kg per annum, enough to produce between two to three weapons every year. "
- Assef sees bleak future for CTBT DAWN WIRE SERVICE 8 August 1996
- US hopes accord will pressure Pakistan DAWN WIRE SERVICE 8 August 1996
- Shift in Pakistan stand on CTBT DAWN WIRE SERVICE 25 July 1996
- Pakistan still undecided on CTBT Hasan Akhtar DAWN WIRE SERVICE 18 July 1996
- Report Cites China-Pakistan Missile Links Washington Post
- Transfers of M-11 Standard of Evidence ROBIN RAPHEL AT STATE TOWN MEETING - 18 July 1996
- Going Ballistic
Far East Ecomomic Review By Nigel Holloway and Jonathan Karp, with Matt Forney and Ahmed Rashid June 27, 1996 American intelligence reports that Pakistan has deployed Chinese M-11 missiles could hurt Sino-U.S. relations and raise the security stakes in the Subcontinent.
- CHINESE NUCLEAR MISSILES IN PAKISTAN (Senate - June 12, 1996) Congressional Record
- CHINESE NUCLEAR EXPORTS TO PAKISTAN (Senate - February 07, 1996) Congressional Record
- PAKISTAN'S BOMB VS. TRADE TIME International February 19, 1996 "The C.I.A. says China has secretly shipped 5,000 ring magnets to Pakistan's nuclear laboratory at Kahuta. The magnets are used to enrich uranium to the levels required for nuclear warheads."
- PAKISTANI, INDIAN OFFICIALS DISCUSS SOUTH ASIAN SECURITY By Rick Marshall USIA Staff Writer - 15 February 1996 -- US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Director John Holum said that Pakistan and India were on the brink of an arms race and urged the countries to step back from the tensions in South Asia.
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