Needless to say, this is a treasure. The CIA (Central Intelligence Agency, USA) released about 930K previously classified documents today and many of them has direct mentions to India. There’s everything from wars fought, spy scandals, espionage and what not!
Here are a few of them.
CIA on our nuclear program: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP79T00865A001200050002-3.pdf
Indo-Pak report, shortly after our independence: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP78-01617A001600010001-2.pdf
Key advisers of Indira Gandhi: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP86T00608R000200010053-2.pdf
Nehru was against Commies: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP82-00457R003600320004-7.pdf
India’s economic prospects: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP82B00421R000100040034-9.pdf
CORRIGENDUM TO THE LETTER DATED 8 APRIL 1954 FROM THE REPRESENTATIVE OF INDIA TO THE SECRETARY GENERAL: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP86T00268R000800100021-2.pdf
CIA wanted Nehru to side with US: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP79R01012A000500040039-2.pdf
CPI’s breakup in the late 50’s: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP85T00875R002000210017-5.pdf
Via – Reddit
It’s all available on the CIA website but it’s tough to find each, so I created a Google spreadsheet listing all the 900+ documents related to India. Enjoy!
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