Saturday, November 08, 2008

Non-proliferation, 1954 style, Vietnam

Hearts and Minds[@4:41]
House of War p.549 note 151
George Bidault, French Foreign Minister, reports that Dulles
He took me aside, in the corner of a window at the Quai d'Orsay,
et il me dit "And if we were to give to you two atom bombs?"

And later, the Russians gave the Cubans 100.
Also Black Ops, Geraghty, p5.

1 comment:

Martin said...

And the consideration of use of atomic weapons to protect the spy gear on the USS Pueblo, taken to the port of Wonsan, North Korea.