Day slams Grit-era response to India nuke tests

Non-proliferation experts are shocked and appalled at recent statements from Trade Minister Stockwell Day's office that appear to echo India's rationale for testing nuclear weapons in 1998 and attack the way the Chrétien Liberal government handled the crisis.

IAEA Photo: Petr Pavlicek
Two pressurized water reactors under construction at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India.
Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 09/30/2009 12:00 am EDT

Non-proliferation experts are shocked and appalled at recent statements from Trade Minister Stockwell Day's office that appear to echo India's rationale for testing nuclear weapons in 1998 and attack the way the Chrétien Liberal government handled the crisis.

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