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US assistance will be. strictly propor launch. However, even viewed opti' National Rescue Front'. And since tional to the dependence they can mistically, the practical utility of the the beginning of 1979, both Afghanisthat can collected limited create for further supplies from these data be is tan and the Soviet Union have repeacountries. Notwithstanding the talk of by the nature of the orbit and the type tedly accused Pakistan of supporting international co-operation in space, of on-board sensors. Bhaskara's TV the Islamic opposition to the Tarakki all foreign assistance will change its camera can provide, at best, gross pic complexion if a completely Indian regime. tures of the subcontinent which can satellite launch is attempted, as pre It is quite likely that opposition, to be analysed to identify forests, water dicted now, in the late 1980s. For that the present regime in Afghanistan has resources and geological formations, will open up the same set of possibilities the moral and, possibly, also the matewhile its microwave radiometer can that were threatened by the Pokharan rial support of Pakistan. But there scan the surface activity of the surexplosion: a potential nuclear capabili rounding ocean. The volume of in are also influential elements in Pakis ty and high-powered rocket technology formation collected in each orbit is tan itself who are opposed to a policy have unmistakable strategic implica also limited by the fact that it has to of confrontation against Afghanistan; tions.

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