The most interesting country in the world has produced historians who are earnest, historians who are studious, historians who are dull. Let's get beyond their petty battles, to present history not as ideology, but as fun.
Pakistan and Israel are too dependent on the US not to be manageable. But a non-compliant India outside the NPT-CTBT net, by its example, has the potential for wrecking the decrepit non-proliferation system.
Why blow the whistle 11 years later? Think President Obama's initiative to revive the CTBT. By rubbishing the Pokhran II tests as a failure, India's nuclear hawks hope to make the case for more nuclear tests