Your FEC 316  Atomic research in Japan.
The new United States paper is essentially the same as FEC 024/1
which we opposed previously. 
It is our view that research in this field in Japan should be
We consider that any endeavour to distinguish between peaceful and
warlike ends of fundamental research is an unrealistic approach.
Directions based on size or peculiar construction of installations
would probably have no more than short term value as result of new
discoveries and developments leading to less elaborate methods of
production. It is suggested however that these aspects be
discussed with Australian representative on Atomic Energy
Before we could consider whether we could modify our attitude we
would need to know reasons which impelled the United States to
revive this subject and any arguments they may advance in support
of proposal.