Following up on Jeffrey’s “earlier post”:http://www.armscontrolwonk.com/998/indian-separation-plan , the text of the US-India Nuclear Atrocity tabled in the Indian Parliament 7 March can be found “here”:http://www.indianembassy.org/newsite/press_release/2006/Mar/29.asp. This State Department “fact sheet”:http://newdelhi.usembassy.gov/uploads/images/BmUr9WSWpctdFn_Li5TsyQ/civnucfactsheet.pdf is also worth reading.
More items of interest:
*Wade Boese and Daryl Kimball wrote “a rebuttal”:http://www.armscontrol.org/pressroom/2006/20060309_India_Critics_Rebut_WH.asp to “this White House fact sheet”:http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2006/03/20060308-3.html about the deal. They obviously have strong stomachs.
*For those who think that India has always abided by its international agreements, check out “these documents”:http://www.armscontrol.org/country/india_pakistan/Historic_Documents_India_Nuclear_Test.asp regarding US-India nuclear cooperation back in the day. Leonard Weiss spoke about them at an “ACA event”:http://www.armscontrol.org/events/200602015_Indian_Nuclear_Cooperation.asp last month.
*”This report”:http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060311/ts_nm/nuclear_india_usa_dc_5;_ylt=AmUE272QwHXwQ.xYJZWWtOFA7AkB;_ylu=X3oDMTBiMW04NW9mBHNlYwMlJVRPUCUl from Carol Giacomo of Reuters has the Indian Embassy’s reaction to the “ISIS report”:http://www.isis-online.org/publications/southasia/indianprocurement.pdf that Jeffrey “wrote about”:http://www.armscontrolwonk.com/995/tender-mercies-isis-on-india on Friday.
*Dave Ruppe from GSN took a “behind-the-scenes look”:http://www.nti.org/d_newswire/issues/2006_3_8.html#58072CE3 at the deal’s origins last week.
*Note:* If both John Bolton and employees of the Arms Control Association think something’s a bad idea, you might want to rethink it.