May 30, 1969
JOHN P. WALSH, STATE DEPARTMENT EXECUTIVE SECRETARY TO ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS, 'ISRAELI NUCLEAR WEAPONS PROGRAM—NSSM 40'
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get citationThis may well be the only formal written interagency response to NSSM 40.The State Department and the Defense Department agreed that Israel should sign the NPT and provide assurances not to produce nuclear weapons, but they disagreed on what should be done to get there."John P. Walsh, State Department Executive Secretary to Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, 'Israeli Nuclear Weapons Program—NSSM 40'," May 30, 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/121096