August 20, 1981
ACTING SPECIAL ASSISTANT FOR NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION INTELLIGENCE, NATIONAL FOREIGN ASSESSMENT CENTER, TO DIRECTOR AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE, 'WARNING REPORT-NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION'
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get citationIn response to an IAEA report that Pakistan diverted plutonium from the Karachi nuclear power plant, a CIA analysis suggests that the Pakistanis “were not overly concerned” about these events. Of greater concern to regional security and stability was the discussions of the sale of F-16 fighter-bombers as part of a U.S. aid package to ensure Pakistan’s cooperation in the covert efforts against Soviet troops in Afghanistan."Acting Special Assistant for Nuclear Proliferation Intelligence, National Foreign Assessment Center, to Director and Deputy Director of Central Intelligence, 'Warning Report-Nuclear Proliferation'," August 20, 1981, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, Mandatory Declassification Review request. Obtained and contributed by William Burr and included in NPIHP Research Update #6. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/114246