For Immediate Release
Thirty Four Independent Experts and Organizations Send Letter to Congress Opposing US India Nuclear Deal
WASHINGTON - Thirty four independent experts
and organizations sent a letter to members of Congress today asking
them to resist pressure to rush toward approving the U.S.-India nuclear
agreement in its current form.
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High-profile signatories to the letter include nuclear weapons experts
such as Ambassador James Goodby, Ambassador George Bunn, Professor
Sidney Drell, Professor Frank von Hippel, former government official
Richard Garwin, former government official Morton Halperin, former
government official Jack Mendelsohn, and Ambassador Norman Wulf.
"Congress needs to actively support measures that would help address the numerous flaws and ambiguities in the nuclear deal," said Leonor Tomero, an expert on the U.S.-India agreement at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
The Bush administration submitted the agreement to Congress on
September 10. If approved, the agreement would allow nuclear trade with
India, reversing decades of non-proliferation policy. The Bush
administration is pushing for a congressional vote by the end of
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