July 19, 1969
MEMORANDUM FROM HENRY KISSINGER TO PRESIDENT NIXON, 'ISRAELI NUCLEAR PROGRAM'
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get citationThe memorandum lays out substantive and significant line of thinking about the complex problem raised by the Israeli nuclear program. Kissinger thought it might be possible to persuade the Israelis that with all of the NPT’s loopholes signing it would not prevent them from continuing their weapons research and development. Kissinger also recognized the real possibility that the Israeli development momentum could not be stopped."Memorandum from Henry Kissinger to President Nixon, 'Israeli Nuclear Program'," July 19, 1969, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, Richard Nixon Presidential Library, National Security Council Files, box 612, Israeli Nuclear Program. Obtained and contributed to NPIHP by William Burr and Avner Cohen. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/121099