August 12, 1966
INTELLIGENCE NOTE 506 FROM THOMAS L. HUGHES TO THE SECRETARY, 'WILL COMMUNIST CHINA GIVE NUCLEAR AID TO PAKISTAN?'
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get citationIntelligence reports about recent visits to Beijing by Pakistani defense and science officials raised questions whether China was or would be providing nuclear aid to Pakistan. The latter was already developing close relations with China, a matter which was of great concern to U.S. policymakers, but INR analyst Thomas Thornton concluded that Pakistan was highly unlikely to seek a significant degree of Chinese nuclear assistance."Intelligence Note 506 from Thomas L. Hughes to the Secretary, 'Will Communist China Give Nuclear Aid to Pakistan?'," August 12, 1966, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, RG 59, UD-UP 131, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Reports Coordination and Review Staff, Intelligence Reports, 1961, 1963-67, box 2, IN-500-579 https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/134064