Up an Atom: The Real Reasons to Worry about Pakistan’s Growing Nuclear Weapon Stockpile

The following article originally appeared as a GMF Transatlantic Take on February 23, 2011. WASHINGTON—As protests in the Middle East and North Africa spread from Tunisia and Egypt to Libya and Bahrain, another worrisome development in the extended neighborhood has gone relatively unnoticed. Pakistan is now in possession of a nuclear arsenal consisting of 100 to 110 weapons, according to recent