PRESS DIGEST ON NUCLEAR ISSUES

IN SOUTH ASIA

December 2000

Contents

        INDIA
           Nuclear Build up
1. Upgraded MiG-21s bound for India The Hindu, Chennai December 03, 2000
2. India plans to boost navy’s Nuclear prowess Dawn, Karachi December 05, 2000
3. Dialogue hinges on Pak. ending terrorism: Panja The Hindu, Chennai December 14, 2000
Nuclear Cooperation
4. ‘India, Russia nuclear cooperation will continue’ The Hindu, Chennai December 17, 2000
5. China has Increased its Presence in Bay of Bengal The Times of India, New Delhi December 20, 2000
6. USA against Indo-Russian N-sub deal The Statesman,
Kolkata
December 01, 2000
           Global Opinion
7. U.S. hopes India, Pak. will resume dialogue The Hindu, Chennai December 23, 2000
Miscellaneous
8. ‘Sino-U.S. deal will improve Indo-China ties’ The Hindu, Chennai December 04, 2000
9. India’s nuclear dilemmas The Independent, Dhaka December 08, 2000
PAKISTAN
Economic Sanction
10. US sanctions would not hurt Pakistani arms exports The New Nation, Dhaka December 01, 2000
SOUTH ASIA
Nuclear Non-proliferation
11. Never say nuclear The Statesman, Kolkata December 03, 2000
Nuclear Build up
12. CTBT: facing up to some questions Dawn, Karachi December 06, 2000
Global Opinion
13. Missile Defence Team The Times of India, New Delhi December 30, 2000
Economic Sanction
14. If Bush means what he says Dawn, Karachi December 24, 2000
Miscellaneous
15. Kashmir valley becomes nuclear hot spot The Independent, Dhaka December 22, 2000
16. China’s fast track diplomacy The Hindu, Chennai December 25, 2000