I am writing this on May 31, 2007.
Back on May 28, 1998, Pakistan exploded five underground nuclear devices
in response to India's nuclear tests two weeks earlier
. Today's "Golden Oldie" was published four days after that nuclear test of Pakistan's "Islamic Bomb
". * * *
I was trying to step back and take an overview of what was happening globally in the struggle to deal with the spread of nuclear weapons. I could think of no better way to show this overview than by drawing the cartoon from a safe "off-planet" vantage point.
Labels: India, Nukes, Pakistan, Russia, U.S.A.