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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

1997 South Africa Special Weapons News

  • A Flash from the Past By David Albright & Corey GayBulletin of the Atomic Scientists November/December 1997 Vol. 53, No. 6. "Pahad's office responded that his remarks were taken out of context. Pahad had said only that there was a "strong rumor" that a test had taken place, and that it should be investigated."
  • Blast from the past: Los Alamos scientists receive vindication LOS ALAMOS, N.M., July 11, 1997 - South African Deputy Foreign Minister Aziz Pahad confirmed for the first time that a flare over the Indian Ocean detected by an American satellite in September 1979 was from a nuclear test.

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