India’s missile program could nuclearize the Indian Ocean

I wrote a novel many years ago, never totally finished, wherein events here in the US were triggered by conflict between India and Pakistan. I’ve followed developments ever since.

At the heart of this new round of contention and potential arms escalation, nuclear powered submarines and the development of tactics nuclear arms.

Sartaj Aziz, adviser to prime minister on foreign affairs said, “These two developments are part of the massive conventional nuclear and missile development programmes being pursued by India, which are now leading to nuclearisation of Indian Ocean,” he said, adding Pakistan will take “all necessary measures” to augment its defence capabilities.

(Pakistan PTI, Islamabad | Updated: May 20, 2016 01:32 IST).