Originally Posted by LaDairis
"Israel began actively investigating the nuclear option from its earliest days. In 1949, HEMED GIMMEL a special unit of the IDF's Science Corps, began a two-year geological survey of the Negev desert with an eye toward the discovery of uranium reserves. Although no significant sources of uranium were found, recoverable amounts were located in phosphate deposits."
Step one achieved in 1951, actual uranium. Now, enriching it... purifying it, and building something that can detonate it...
"the United States by 1975 was convinced that Israel had nuclear weapons."
That answers whether after JFK got whacked Israel ended up with 'em...
Thanks for the link...
What it shows you is that, with French and British help, Israel developed her nuclear weapons. And, had no need to kill the leader of the United States because he wouldn't give them ready weapons.