War or standoff

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in June the world came closer to a nuclear war than at any time since the 1962 Cuban missile crisis. The sight of foreign nationals leaving Pakistani and Indian airports was a daunting sign that South Asia might be poised for its first conventional war since 1971. After intense international pressure Delhi and Islamabad have backed off. But no one really knows at which point nuclear weapons would come into play if Pakistan found itself pitted against a numerically stronger and technically more competent India.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4 - 6
Number of pages3
JournalWorld Today
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2002


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