July 31, 1974
MEMORANDUM TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE FROM ACDA DIRECTOR FRED IKLE AND POLICY PLANNING STAFF DIRECTOR WINSTON LORD, 'ANALYTICAL STAFF MEETING ON NON-PROLIFERATION STRATEGY'
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get citationTo help Kissinger prepare for a follow-up discussion, ACDA and State Department officials prepared a "Non-Proliferation: Strategy and Action Program” to help guide policy. A key proposal was for “high level political approaches to key exporting countries to enlist their support for safeguarding transfers of nuclear materials.” While Washington had to approach a number of nuclear exporters, consultations with France “constitute the most crucial and urgent step to be taken.”"Memorandum to the Secretary of State from ACDA Director Fred Ikle and Policy Planning Staff Director Winston Lord, 'Analytical Staff Meeting on Non-Proliferation Strategy'," July 31, 1974, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, RG 59, Records of the Policy Planning Staff, Director's Files (Winston Lord), 1969-1977 , box 344, July 1974. Obtained and contributed by William Burr. http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/119776