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June 11, 1981

Cable from Indian Embassy Baghdad to Foreign Ministry in Delhi

Indian diplomats speculated at the time that the suspension of the delivery of the F-16 jets was potentially a U.S. gesture of goodwill toward Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, aimed at appeasing him and keeping the embryonic peace process with Israel alive.

April 25, 1951

Telegram No. 663, Wilson (Calcutta) to SecState, Washington

A summary of the reports of the Indian Mission to Lhasa for January-March 1951.

April 23, 1951

The US Consul General at Calcutta (Wilson) to the Department of State, 'Transmitting Two Additional Monthly Reports of Indian Mission at Lhasa, Tibet'

Reports of the Indian Mission in Lhasa from February-March 1951.

June 28, 2017

Oral History Interview with Peter Goosen

South African diplomat

December 19, 1951

Letter, Loyd V. Steere (Minister Counselor, American Embassy, New Delhi) to Evan M. Wilson (American Consul General, Calcutta)

Loyd Steere describes the reports of the Indian Mission in Lhaasa as "the most authentic and valuable reports on conditions in Tibet."

December 27, 1951

Letter, Fraser Wilkins to Evan M. Wilson

American diplomat Fraser Wilkins rebuts claims made by Prince Peter of Greece and Princess Irene.

October 19, 1964

J.S. Mehta, 'China's Bomb and Its Consequences on her Nuclear and Political Strategy'

Analysis of the recent Chinese nuclear weapon test and it's strategic implications for China's diplomatic and military policies.

November 24, 1964

K.R. Narayanan, 'India and the Chinese Bomb'

K.R. Narayanan, Director of China Division at Ministry of External Affairs, writes that the explosion of the first nuclear bomb by China will alter the political balance of Asia and the world and development of nuclear weapons by India can be justified and beneficial for the country and the international system as well.

April 13, 1964

Note, Homi Bhabha to Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri

In a note to Shri Lal Shastri, Homi Bhaba attached the Sunday Telegraph article, which claims that India could make an atomic bomb if she wanted to. Since there are no evidences of Indian manufacturing of atomic weapons, Dr. Bhaba wanted to know if the country should contradict the article or simple remain quiet.

September 2, 1960

Note, Homi Bhabha to Shri Y. D. Gundevia

Homi Bhabha writes to Prime Minister Nehru about India's international status as a country possessing a plutonium plant but not a nuclear weapons program.