Nuclear weapons in S. Asia

The subhead of the opinion-page article ``A Fool's Errand in South Asia,'' March 30, reads: ``Clinton's effort to excuse Pakistan's nuclear program is dangerous.'' The author does not advance the cause of nonproliferation by savaging and belittling the administration's nuclear policy in South Asia.

Pakistan has no nuclear weapons compared with India, which exploded a nuclear device in 1974 - the source of the present problem in South Asia. Syed Rifaat Hussain, Washington Press Minister, Embassy of Pakistan

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