Events

NPIHP Partners Release New Documents on Indian Nuclear History

New archival documents on the history of India’s nuclear program from a collection of Indian nuclear physicist Homi J. Bhabha's papers.

The Pervez Case, Pakistani Nuclear Procurement, and Reagan Administration Nonproliferation Policy, 1987

The arrest of a Pakistani national, Arshed Pervez in July 1987 on charges of illegal nuclear procurement roiled U.S.-Pakistan relations and sharpened divisions within the Reagan administration, according to recently declassified documents published today by the National Security Archive and the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project.

New Article by Senior Advisor Francis J. Gavin in Journal of Strategic Studies

A new review essay by NPIHP Senior Advisor and Director of the University of Texas at Austin's Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law Francis J. Gavin scrutinizes the long-standing debate on nuclear proliferation between scholars Scott Sagan and Kenneth Waltz. Gavin concludes that Sagan and Waltz should update their arguments to reflect new insights from the archives, and formulate recommendations which acknowledge the real world complexity, uncertainty and time pressures which policy-makers face.

The Making of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, 1974-1976

Declassified Documents Show Henry Kissinger’s Major Role in the 1974 Initiative That Created the Nuclear Suppliers Group

Call for Papers: 2013 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War

Paper proposals are now being accepted for the 2013 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War, to take place at the George Washington University on April 25-27, 2013.



NPIHP Nuclear Boot Camp Twice Featured in Italian Daily Il Messaggero

Italian Daily Il Messaggero covers NPIHP's inaugural Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy

NPIHP Launches Issue Brief Series

NPIHP Issue Briefs offer useful insights and perspectives on contemporary nuclear policy issues from international nuclear historians.

Israel's Quest for Yellowcake: The Secret Argentina-Israel Connection, 1963-1966

Previously secret documents show that Canadian intelligence uncovered Israel purchases of yellowcake from Argentina between 1963-1964.

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Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Leopoldo Nuti // Co-Director, Nuclear Proliferation International History Project; Public Policy Scholar
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant