March 09, 1966
DEPARTMENT OF STATE AIRGRAM A-168 TO US EMBASSY WEST GERMANY, 'NIE 23-66: WEST GERMAN CAPABILITIES AND INTENTIONS TO PRODUCE AND DEPLOY NUCLEAR WEAPONS'
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get citationAt the request of Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, the agencies that belonged to the U.S. Intelligence Board began work on a National Intelligence Estimate to provide a “comprehensive analysis” of West German nuclear “capabilities and intentions.” In this Airgram, the State Department requested input from the Bonn embassy on the upcoming NIE."Department of State Airgram A-168 to US Embassy West Germany, 'NIE 23-66: West German Capabilities and Intentions to Produce and Deploy Nuclear Weapons' ," March 09, 1966, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, NARA, RG 59, Subject-Numeric Files, 1964-1965, INT 2-2. Contributed to NPIHP by Bill Burr. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/177783