A day after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that the Pakistani government was ceding ground to the Taliban, a top Israeli defense official expressed concern on Thursday that the country's nuclear arsenal would fall into extremist hands and be used to threaten Israel.ISRAEL AND INDIA MUST DO WHAT OBAMA AND PUTIN WILL NOT: STOP IRAN AND THE TALIBAN.
Pakistan is believed to have several dozen nuclear warheads.
On Wednesday, in testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Clinton said the Pakistani government was losing control of the country.
"I think we cannot underscore [enough] the seriousness of the existential threat posed to the state of Pakistan by the continuing [Islamist] advances," Clinton said, adding that an unstable and nuclear-armed Pakistan would pose a "mortal threat" to the United States and other countries.
Israeli defense officials said that while Pakistan was farther away than Iran, Israel needed to be concerned with the political upset there.
OR THE ENEMY WINS.
I FOR ONE WOULD RATHER SEE THE FATA PULVERIZED THAN A US CITY OR A EUROPEAN CITY OR ISRAEL OR AN INDIAN CITY VAPORIZED.