India and Israel planned to bomb Pakistani nuclear facilities but the US played spoil sport

The Indian Express reports:

Last week, the US State department declassified its top-secret documents from 1984-85 which focus on the Pakistani nuclear programme. The CIA analysis, and the talking points for the US Ambassador to Islamabad while handing over President Ronald Reagan’s letter to General Zia-ul Haq, show that the US warned Pakistan about an Indian military attack on the Pakistani nuclear reactor at Kahuta. Even though the Israelis assured help in providing aircraft and other logistical help, India did not go ahead with its plans to attack Kahuta because the element of surprise was lost. 

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