Middle East 1973: Setting the Stage for Diplomacy

Middle East 1973: Setting the Stage for Diplomacy

By Jason Schwartz After several weeks of fighting in October 1973 between Israel and the adjacent Arab nations, the Yom Kippur …read more

Middle East 1973: Calculating a Careful Response

Middle East 1973: Calculating a Careful Response

President Nixon arrives in Israel on June 16, 1974. By Jason Schwartz Ripe with political and ideological tension, outstanding disputes between Israel …read more

Israel and the Nuclear Weapons Issue

Israel and the Nuclear Weapons Issue

Invariably delicate and volatile, the Arab-Israeli peace process reached a critical juncture at the beginning of Nixon’s presidency as violence …read more

Nixon Global Forum with Ambassador Michael Oren

Nixon Global Forum with Ambassador Michael Oren

July 2, 2015: New York Times bestselling author Michael B. Oren visited the Nixon Library on July 2 and discussed …read more

DefCon III

DefCon III

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger briefs President Nixon on the Middle East Peace talks. On October 21, 1973 Henry A. Kissinger, …read more

Operation Nickel Grass: Turning Point of the Yom Kippur War

Operation Nickel Grass: Turning Point of the Yom Kippur War

The U.S. Air Force shipped 22,395 tons of tanks, artillery, ammunition, and supplies to Israel aboard C-141 Starlifters and C-5 …read more

41 Years Ago Today: The Yom Kippur War Begins

41 Years Ago Today: The Yom Kippur War Begins

Forty-one years ago today, the deadliest Arab-Israeli military conflict commenced with a surprise attack, coordinated mainly by Egypt and Syria, …read more

Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir at the White House, 1969

Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir at the White House, 1969

September 25, 1969: President Nixon spoke on the South Lawn at the White House where Prime Minister Golda Meir was …read more