November 02, 1978
'Pakistani Reprocessing Plant,' US Embassy London cable 18055 to State Department
Comments by Robert Alston of the British Foreign Office on the State Department's "non-paper" on Pakistan. He questions the list of countries and expresses concern about the response of states with their own covert nuclear programs, like South Korea and Taiwan.
November 24, 1978
'Pakistan Proliferation Problem,' US Embassy United Kingdom Cable 19322 to Department of State
Britain agrees with U.S. thinking on the matter of State Department cable 292469, except on its approach to the Soviet Union. Britain decided not to approach the Soviets because they were unsure whether Moscow’s “commitment to nonproliferation outweighs their special political interests vis-à-vis Pakistan.”