The Nixon Administration and the Indian Nuclear Program, 1972-1974
U.S. Intelligence Downplayed the Chances of an Indian Nuclear Test in 1974 Despite "Apparently Reliable and Seemingly Credible" Reports to the Contrary
Low Priority for Intelligence Collection Meant that Test Preparations Could Go Undetected
Post-Mortem on 1974 Indian Test Criticized Intelligence Community Performance for "Waffling Judgments" and Not Following Up Leads

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