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Issue Brief #1 - Chasing Mirages: Australia and the U.S. Nuclear Umbrella in the Asia-Pacific

Senior Australian officials worked from 1944 to around 1973, when Australia ratified the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, to equip their country with a nuclear weapons capability. When Australia did choose to permanently forego the nuclear option, it wasn’t because of the U.S. nuclear umbrella, but rather because of significant geo-political changes taking place throughout Asia in the mid-1970s.

NPIHP Research Updates

NPIHP Research Updates cast an analytical spotlight upon new accessions to the NPIHP Digital Archive. By showcasing and contextualizing new archival research through the NPIHP Research Updates series we aim to make leading-edge research on nuclear history available and accessible to a broad audience.

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.

The Nixon Administration and the Indian Nuclear Program, 1972-1974

U.S. Post-Mortem on 1974 Indian Test Criticized Intelligence Community Performance for "Waffling Judgments" and Not Following Up Leads
2012 NPIHP Nuclear Boot Camp

NPIHP Announces Summer 2012 Nuclear Boot Camp Participants

The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is please to announce the participants of the 2012 Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy.

NPIHP Senior Adviser Martin J. Sherwin Publishes Article 'One Step from Nuclear War'

NPIHP Senior Adviser Martin J. Sherwin places the Cuban Missile Crisis in historical perspective in the latest edition of the National Archives and Records Administration's Prologue Magazine.

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.

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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