October 27, 1965
'THE DANGER FROM A PSYCHOTIC GERMANY,' APPENDIX TO 'THE CASE FOR A STRONG AMERICAN LEAD TO ESTABLISH A COLLECTIVE NUCLEAR SYSTEM THAT WOULD HELP THE WESTERN WORLD FROM REPEATING AN OLD MISTAKE,' ATTACHED TO GEORGE W. BALL TO SECRETARY RUSK, ET AL.
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get citationUnder Secretary George W. Ball signed off on a fervent expression of his apprehensions about the direction of West German policy should the West fail to establish an MLF leading Bonn to feel “rejection and discrimination.” Ball saw three bad possibilities: a national nuclear program, a French-German nuclear deal, or “the real danger, a German political adventure.”"'The Danger from a Psychotic Germany,' Appendix to 'The Case for a Strong American Lead to Establish a Collective Nuclear System That Would Help the Western World from Repeating an Old Mistake,' attached to George W. Ball to Secretary Rusk, et al.," October 27, 1965, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, NARA, RG 59, Executive Secretariat Briefing Books, 1958-1976, box 10, Book # 115, The Case for An American Lead to Establish a Collective Nuclear System, 1965. Contributed to NPIHP by Bill Burr. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/177781