How the Bomb Boast Got Out

Does Osama Bin Laden really have nuclear weapons? Speculation grew more heated last week, at least partly because reports were so wildly uneven. Case in point: bin Laden's declaration about having the Bomb lost something on its way to print in Pakistan but could be found in the translation. In the English-language daily Dawn, readers got the full blast: "We have chemical and nuclear weapons as a deterrent and if America used them against us, we reserve the right to use them." But that's not what was available in the daily Ausaf, which is published in Urdu, an official language of...

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