March 24, 1972
STATE DEPARTMENT CABLE 50634 TO US EMBASSY CANADA, 'INDIAN NUCLEAR INTENTIONS'
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get citationFurther discussions with the Canadian embassy counselor disclosed Ottawa’s view that it had no evidence of Indian intentions to test a nuclear weapon or a PNE. The Indians were “leaving their options open.” If they decided to test, however, it would be “impossible” for them to move forward “without revealing some indication of their intentions.”"State Department Cable 50634 to US Embassy Canada, 'Indian Nuclear Intentions'," March 24, 1972, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, National Archives, Record Group 59, SN 70-73, AE 1 India. Obtained and contributed by William Burr and included in NPIHP Research Update #4. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/113897