NSG Membership Proposal Would Undermine Nonproliferation

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By Daryl G. Kimball – Arms Control Association

Six years ago, U.S. President Barack Obama pledged his support for India’s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the nuclear technology control organization established in 1975 in response to India’s first nuclear weapon test blast, which used plutonium produced with nuclear technology from Canada and the United States.

According the official NSG website, India’s 1974 test explosion “demonstrated that peaceful nuclear technology transferred for peaceful purposes could be misused.”

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OCTOBER 2017

Vol. 12 - No. 3










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