With both Pakistan’s strongmen and its Islamist forces ready to take anti-Western action, the U.S. and the West must reconsider the amount of attention they pay to Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal. For more than two decades now, the West has been occupied with nuclear
programs of classic anti-Western forces, such as Iran, the now-toppled
Gaddafi regime of Libya and North Korea. Nonetheless, the West has
been overlooking an Islamic country that already has nuclear arms
rather than nuclear ambitions: Pakistan. Pakistan is a nuclear power that might swiftly fall into the hands of Islamists. If that happens, Pakistan might well be...