Events

New Document Reader - The Euromissiles Crisis and the End of the Cold War: 1977-1987

The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is pleased to announce its first document reader, produced in collaboration with the Cold War International History Project and entitled The Euromissiles Crisis and the End of the Cold War: 1977-1987.

The Clinton Administration and the Indian Nuclear Test That Did Not Happen - 1995-1996

In the last months of 1995, U.S intelligence agencies detected signs of nuclear test preparations at India’s test site in Pokhran, but the satellite photos that analysts studied were “as clear as mud,” according to declassified documents published today by the National Security Archive and the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project.

Intelligence Reports and Estimates of Nuclear Proliferation History Since 1966

China was exporting nuclear materials to Third World countries without safeguards beginning in the early 1980s, and may have given Pakistan weapons design information in the early years of its clandestine program, according to recently declassified CIA records.
Mara Drogan

Nuclear Boot Camp Participant Earns Ph.D. with Distinction

Nuclear Boot Camp participant Mara Drogan has completed her Ph.D. with distinction at the University at Albany. Her dissertation title is 'Atoms for Peace, US Foreign Policy, and the Globalization of Nuclear Technology, 1953-1960.'

Fall 2012 CWIHP Internship Opportunities

The Cold War International History Project is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2012 academic semester. Deadline to apply: 7/20

New Documents Show US Feared Proliferation of Nuclear Technology in 1960s

American officials worried that without classification and export controls "unfriendly" countries could acquire gas centrifuges and begin production of fissile materials.

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

Declassified 1964 National Intelligence Estimate Predicts India’s Bomb But Not Israel’s

The US intelligence community predicted India’s nuclear bomb in 1964 but mistakenly concluded Israel had “not yet decided” to go nuclear, according to newly declassified documents posted today by the National Security Archive and the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project.

NPIHP Partner Dima Adamsky Publishes Response in Foreign Affairs

Writing in Foreign Affairs, NPIHP partner Dima Adamsky explores a variety of possible Israeli responses to the advent of a nuclear armed Iran.

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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