Kissinger: The Secret Side of the Secretary of State by Gary Allen

By Gary Allen

An attractive check out Kissinger's personality and his far-reaching, damaging influence on politics either within the U.S. and out of the country. It used to be finest for me to examine his character and the way he looked as if it would anger virtually every person round him at one aspect or one other (except the folks he was once particularly operating for, the Rockefellers) and the way many folks felt betrayed through him, him wiretapping everybody round him.

"It isn't really tricky to believe William Loeb, maverick writer of the Manchester (New Hampshire) Union-Leader, who wrote:

'Perhaps Kissinger quite is a communist agent.Certainly, he couldn't do from now on damage to the USA or any longer reliable for the Soviet Union if he were!'

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S. nuclear umbrella or our determination to protect the nations of the Free World. In the post-Vietnam world of detente, however, our reputation was on the skids. The militarily weak Arabs obviously placed their faith in the ability of the Soviets to block any Western retaliation for the oil boycott. The new economic realities pummeled the dollar and European currencies furiously. The only beneficiaries of the oil crisis turned out to be the Arabs, the Soviet Union, and -- lest we forget -- the Western oil cartel.

But Henry had swiveled 180 degrees. What did it mean? On July 1, 1971, Special Assistant for National Security Affairs, Henry Kissinger and party, left Andrews Air Force Base near Washington aboard a huge, almost windowless, KC-135, the military version of the Boeing 707. Henry was joined by Harold Saunders, one of his deputies; John Holdridge, a member of his staff specializing in Far Eastern affairs; Winston Lord, a special assistant; Richard Smyser, a foreign service officer and expert on Southeast Asia; and two Secret Service agents.

But Nixon kept the import restrictions in place until just before the convenient 1973 Middle East war, thus guaranteeing a much higher price for foreign crude oil. The price tag for consumers in this country? Between $4 and $7 billion a year in higher prices. Even by mid-December 1973, there was no genuine shortage at the gasoline pumps. Then along came William E Simon of the CFR.

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