Nepal: Declassified

Documents Permanent Under-Secretary’s Planning Committee, ‘Country Assessment Sheets’, 1974 (click here) Articles ‘The allegations against MI6 are serious – so why aren’t they front page news?’ (Politics.co.uk, 16 December 2014) ‘UK’s “covert acts” during Nepalese civil war‘ (Al Jazeera, 19 September 2014) ‘Operation Mustang: United Kingdom’s MI6 aided torture of Maoist cadres‘ (Kathmandu Post, 1 September 2014) […]

Permanent Under Secretary’s Planning Committee, ‘Country assessment sheets’, 8 November 1974

“Country assessment sheet: Iran” “Iran is basically pro-Western and is rapidly approaching major economic and political status in the world”. Iran provided 19% of UK oil supplies in 1973. “In addition British oil companies earn substantial amounts of foreign exchange from oil obtained from Iran. BP have an arrangement whereby they can pick up 20% […]