Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Nuclear Nationalism - India

May 1998
We look at the role Hindu fundamentalism has played in catalysing the nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan.

In 1998, more than a million troops stood poised along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, India and Pakistan were on the brink of a war which could quickly escalate into a nuclear conflict. This piece looks in detail at the extent to which the extremist Hindu fundamentalist movement, the R.S.S. has driven India's nuclear arms race.

Produced by ABC Australia
Distributed by Journeyman Pictures

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