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Foreign Affairs | Pakistan is seen rapidly adding nuclear arms

Foreign Affairs | Pakistan is seen rapidly adding nuclear arms

Washington: Members of the US Congress have been told in confidential briefings that Pakistan is rapidly adding to its nuclear arsenal even while racked by insurgency, raising questions on Capitol Hill about whether billions of dollars in proposed military aid might be diverted to Pakistan’s nuclear programme.

Admiral Mike Mullen, the chairman of the joint chief of staffs, confirmed the assessment of the expanded arsenal on Thursday in the midst of lengthy senate testimony.

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