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March 10, 2004
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A new Pakistani missile poses no immediate risk to Israel but could end up in the hands of its Middle East foes, experts say. Israel watched the first test-launch Tuesday of the Shaheen II, a Pakistani missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead as far as 1,500 miles. The range falls short of Israel, but Uzi Rubin, a missile expert and adviser to the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv, saw Saudi Arabia as a potential customer for the Shaheen II.

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