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ID:

78

Date:

2005-08-06

Headline:

U.S. Saw Spread of Nuclear Arms as 'Inevitable': 1975 CIA Outlook Bleak; Progress has Been Made

Reporter's name:

Bryan Bender

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Boston Globe

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Documents obtained by the National Security Archive under FOIA reveal that as early as 1957, the U.S. saw expansion of nuclear weapons worldwide as inevitable and concluded that “over the next decade an increasing number of countries would” possess them, the Boston Globe reported.

Keywords:

Donald Rumsfeld; nuclear power; Cold War; Robert McNamara; National Security Archive


Agencies:

CIA

States:

US

Categories:

military


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