July 31, 1984
SPECIAL NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE ESTIMATE, SNIE 91/3-84, 'ARGENTINA’S NUCLEAR POLICIES UNDER ALFONSIN'
This document was made possible with support from the Leon Levy Foundation, Carnegie CorporationCITATION SHARE DOWNLOAD
get citationAlmost two years after the 1982 SNIE, the military rule had collapsed and a democratically-elected government led by Raul Alfonsin was taking an unambiguous stand on nuclear weapons. In its 1984 assessment, the intelligence community was more certain about Argentina’s nuclear policies: “on the basis of discernible evidence … Argentina does not have a program to develop or test nuclear explosives.” Nevertheless, Alfonsin was unlikely to change “Argentina’s long-term efforts to achieve its goal of acquiring a full range of nuclear-fuel-cycle facilities.”"Special National Intelligence Estimate, SNIE 91/3-84, 'Argentina’s Nuclear Policies Under Alfonsin'," July 31, 1984, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, Obtained and contributed by William Burr and included in NPIHP Research Update #11. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/116896