The US intelligence community predicted India’s nuclear bomb in 1964 but mistakenly concluded Israel had “not yet decided” to go nuclear, according to newly declassified documents posted today by the National Security Archive and the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project.
This rigorous comparative study of national identity in Japan, South Korea, and China examines countries with long histories influenced by Confucian thought, surging nationalism, and far-reaching regional ambitions. It compares their national identities based on ideology; history; and other cultural, political, and economic factors.
Findings that General Zia Had “Lied” About Pakistani Nuclear Activities Conflicted with U.S. Afghanistan Priority
Few would question the assertion that the U.S.-China relationship is the predominant factor in Asian power interactions. All Asian capitals keep a very close eye on bilateral dealings between these two giants, in particular to see how they will affect their own relations with them.
U.S. Post-Mortem on 1974 Indian Test Criticized Intelligence Community Performance for "Waffling Judgments" and Not Following Up Leads
NPIHP Working Paper #1. If India had presented the world with a nuclear fait accompli, the eminent Indian journalist Amalendu Das Gupta mused in 1987, “the Americans and their allies would have been angry; the Russians would have been unhappy."
Two special reports: The Linkages Between Population and Water: Forthcoming Articles from ECSP, and Environmental Mission Recommendations for the U.S. Intelligence Community.
One important conclusion to be drawn from this analysis is the urgent need for environmental sustainability—for sustainable use, sustainable consumption, sustainable development—in ways that do not enrich current generations at the expense of future ones.
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