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Opinions anyone? How extravagantly overblown is this scenario with the submarines appear?
1 posted on 02/13/2006 6:43:21 AM PST by TwilightDog
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To: TwilightDog
We made sure, in 1975, that North Vietnam inherited no working U.S. nuclear reactor; and in 1979, that the Ayatollah inherited no functional air-to-air missiles from the Shah. With the help of India, I think we can guarantee that no Pakistani terrorist government had nuclear warheads long.
2 posted on 02/13/2006 6:56:46 AM PST by GAB-1955 (being dragged, kicking and screaming, into the Kingdom of Heaven....)
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Probably one of the reasons we are giving so much to the Indians.


4 posted on 02/13/2006 7:17:02 AM PST by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to.....otherwise, things would be different.)
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To: TwilightDog
Perhaps the biggest worry is the trio of French-built Agosta 90B stealth submarines, each capable of carrying 16 cruise missiles with nuclear payloads. The Pakistani military is very proud of its subs – and well they should be. They are at the top of the class for French submarines.

Wasn't there an article that during the Falklands War, Thatcher pressured the French to give the British some override code for the French-built Argentine ships? Of course, that ain't gonna work if the Pakistanis have built their own subs to French plans - they'll leave step 4197,b, install override chip, right out.

Mrs VS

5 posted on 02/13/2006 7:27:57 AM PST by VeritatisSplendor
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