October 05, 1961
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE ESTIMATE, NIE 35-61, 'THE OUTLOOK FOR ISRAEL'
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get citationNational Intelligence Estimate on Israel concluded that "Israel may have decided to undertake a nuclear weapons program. At a minimum, we believe it has decided to develop its nuclear facilities in such a way as to put it into a position to develop nuclear weapons promptly should it decide to do.""National Intelligence Estimate, NIE 35-61, 'The Outlook for Israel'," October 05, 1961, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, CIA declassification release. Originally published in Avner Cohen and William Burr, eds., National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book #547 (April 21, 2016). https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/123846