TITLE

An explosion of Indian pride

AUTHOR(S)
Auster, Bruce B.; Chellaney, Brahma; Hedges, Stephen J.; Omestad, Thomas; Whitelaw, Kevin
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;05/25/98, Vol. 124 Issue 20, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decision by the government in India to test several nuclear weapons in May of 1998. Concerns over the preparation of the United States intelligence community as it failed to provide adequate notice of the tests prior to their occurrence; The underestimation by the US of the willingness of India to cross the nuclear threshold; The role that the US has played in developing India's nuclear capability; Public support in India for the tests, according to spokespeople for the Bharatiya Janata Party.
ACCESSION #
603528

 

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