It is impossible for one to be internationalist without being a nationalist. Internationalism is possible only when nationalism becomes a fact, i.e. when peoples belonging to different countries have organized themselves and are able to act as one man. It is not nationalism that is evil, it is the narrowness, selfishness, exclusiveness which is the bane of modern nations which is evil. Each wants to profit at the expense of, and rise on the ruin of, the other.

Indian nationalism has struck a different path. It wants to organize itself or to find full self-expression for the benefit and service of humanity at large … God having cast my lot in the midst of the people of India, I should be untrue to my Maker if I failed to serve them. If I do not know how to serve them I shall never know how to serve humanity. And I cannot possibly go wrong so long as I do not harm other nations in the act of serving my country.

Mahatma Gandhi (Young India, 18 June 1925, p211)

NON-COOPERATION WITH EVIL IS AS MUCH A DUTY AS IS COOPERATION WITH GOOD (GANDHI)

NON-COOPERATION WITH EVIL IS AS MUCH A DUTY AS IS COOPERATION WITH GOOD (GANDHI)

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Turkish Role in China Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation



After GreatGameIndia broke the story on February 12, 2020, Pakistan’s nuclear proliferation activities once again are in the news following the detention of a ship (Da Cui Yun) on the 3rd February at the Kangla port bearing a Hong Kong flag and bound for Port Qasim in Karachi for wrongly declaring autoclave, which can be used in the launch process of ballistic missiles, as an industrial dryer.

Autoclave is critical for producing silica sheets under controlled pressure for the solid fuel to be used in the ballistic missiles. Not only the item was wrongly declared but more importantly, the ship belonged to a Chinese company COSCO, which was earlier sanctioned by the US. Significantly, the destination of the ship was Port Qasim in Karachi, where the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), responsible for Pakistan ballistic missile programme, is based. These point to the continuing Pak-China proliferation activities with impunity.

EXCLUSIVE: China secretly shipping Nuclear arms to Pakistan

A study by the London based think tank International Institute for Strategic Studies had brought out that A Q Khan network was assisted by the Turkish companies, which imported nuclear related material from Europe, manufactured centrifuge parts and shipped them to Pakistan and other countries. It is strongly believed that Turkey could be possessing a number of centrifuges, with the assistance from Pakistan.

When last year, Recep Tayyip Erdogan President of Turkey spoke in favour of producing nuclear weapons at a party convention, the US media pointed out the possibility of Turkey having a nuclear bomb project. The Pak-Turkey clandestine collaboration in nuclear and missile fields appears to be growing very fast. The role appears to have been reversed. While earlier Turkish companies were importing material from Europe and providing them to Pakistan, now Pak is illegally importing nuclear related material from China for Turkey.

Read the insightful piece by former chairman of India’s Joint Intelligence Committee and deputy national security adviser 🏾 https://greatgameindia.com/turkeys-role-in-china-pakistan-nuclear-proliferation/

February 20, 2020

https://greatgameindia.com/turkeys-role-in-china-pakistan-nuclear-proliferation/

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