It is not recommended to compare Pakistan with India!
US Envoy in Pakistan, Anne Patterson’s ‘loose lips’ is not appreciated and self control needs to be exercised by her. I do not know what prompted her to moot the idea of signing a nuclear deal with Pakistan mimicking a deal already in force with India. India is not a non-government like Pakistan is. There is total disorder in Pakistan and terrorism outfits are flourishing in their activity creating mayhem amongst civilian population. Though Pakistan may seek parity with India ( as it always does!), US needs to understand that such a situation does not exist. It has to be reminded to the US, that it was late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru who started Nuclear Non-Proliferation in the region. Now, there is no such situation with Pakistan! In fact, Nuclear Proliferation in North Korea, Iran or Libya – have a Pakistan connection.
Rise of extremism and constant threat of military rule in Pakistan does not warrant any access to nuclear equipment by way of a nuclear deal. US should use its proximity with Pakistan to squash all terrorist groups in Pakistan. And that does mean that any nuclear deal would be foolish aberration!