March 27, 1969
MEMORANDUM FROM RALPH EARLE, OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS TO SECRETARY OF DEFENSE LAIRD, 'STOPPING THE INTRODUCTION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS INTO THE MIDDLE EAST'
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get citationRalph Earle, a senior official at the Pentagon’s Office of International Security Affairs [DOD/ISA] who had worked closely with Warnke, sent Laird a memorandum, requesting a meeting with Rogers, Kissinger, and Helms on the Israeli nuclear problem. The paper further restated the recommendation to keep the issue out of the National Security Council process."Memorandum from Ralph Earle, Office of International Security Affairs to Secretary of Defense Laird, 'Stopping the Introduction of Nuclear Weapons Into the Middle East'," March 27, 1969, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, Mandatory declassification review request. Originally published in Avner Cohen and William Burr, eds., National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book #485 (September 12, 2014). https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/121094