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Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-071
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
...A Telegram and a Phone Call Archer Blood, Richard Nixon, and Henry Kissinger On 28 March 1971 Archer Blood, consul general of the United States in Dhaka, sent a confidential telegram to the secretary of state in Washington, D.C. The telegram, titled “Selective Genocide,” expresses horror...
Book Chapter

By Louis Sell
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... Richard Nixon deepened US-Soviet cooperation and began US-Soviet strategic arms negotiations, but his détente policies ultimately failed, because of Soviet behavior and the secretive operating style of Nixon and National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger. The chapter draws on declassified reports...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398417-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9841-7
... * Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The question of color takes up much space in these pages, but the question of color, especially in this country, operates to hide the graver questions of the self. -James Baldwin, 1961 blood, darky, Tar Baby, Kaffir, shine moor, blackamoor, Jim Crow, spook...
Published: 19 May 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392842-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9284-2
... had significant reper- cussions in the newspapers and on TV. In fact, it was from watching tele- vision that I learned about it. I was so happy for Zuzu and thought, “That’s the way, my courageous Zuzu, give it to them . . .” I later learned that when Henry Kissinger came to Brazil, Zuzu...
Published: 01 January 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399001-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9900-1
... I5 The Carter Administration's Responsibility for the Death 0/ Detente The Positions of Henry Kissinger One factor that played an important role in the admission of the Shah into the United States was the reported threat by Henry Kissinger to oppose ratification of the SALT II...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-085
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
... revealed that both thecia and Nixon’s national securitytheiromission testimony advisor, of the activitiesto Henry the Church Kissinger, of the committee. U.S. covered Defense upAlthough Intelligencethe full the extent Church Agency of U.S. report’s ( involvement deliberate in...
Published: 19 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395300-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9530-0
... chapter seventeen Th e United States Disengages It is a common belief wisdom among Tibetans and some foreign policy commentators that the cia and the Defense Department were acting at the behest of Henry Kissinger, seeking to ingratiate himself with the...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
... decolonization. On December 6, 1975, Suharto received the American president Gerald Ford and the secretary of state Henry Kissinger in Jakarta. During their meeting the latter two assured the Indonesian president that they would not press him on East Timor. They condoned the integration of East Timor into...
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By Diana Taylor
Published: 01 January 1997
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9928-5
.... The United States trained Argen• tine military leaders in the Doctrine of National Security and taught them the methods of repression and torture needed to implement it. The Dirty War, in some concrete ways, played for and to U.S. interests, comprised of the likes of Henry Kissinger, Frank...
Published: 08 September 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383017-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8301-7
... the great value of the Esquipulas accord was that it provided guidance toward a desirable, but as it seemed then, somewhat utopian, goal. He called the agreement "a dream, like the American Constitution." The same year, Henry Kissinger, in an analysis of the U.S. foreign policymaking process...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391647-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9164-7
...- ture, which forms the basis for the entire process of cultural domina- tion. Henry Kissinger, the whiz kid of international politics, put it in those terms when he justified the intervention of the cia in the over- throw of my country’s legitimate president by saying, ‘‘I don’t see why we need to...
Published: 01 January 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399001-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9900-1
... proposition that lawyers are not by nature opportunistic and unprincipled enough to function well in an international political arena where Machiavellian power politics and raison d'etat are the order of the day.5 Henry Kissinger's classic exposition of this thesis has become standard textbook...
Book Chapter

By Stephen Paul Miller
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399971-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9997-1
... book are from John Ashbery, Selected Poems (New York: Penguin, 1985). Hereafter this work is cited in my text as SP. 17 Henry M. Sayre, The Object of Performance: The American Avant-Garde Since 1970 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989), 64. 18 Michel Foucault, Power/Knowledge...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-077
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
... Review Group and to coordinate implementation of approved courses of action. [Signed] Henry A. Kissinger Cc: Secretary of the Treasury Administrator, A.I.D. Director, Office of Management and Budget Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff ...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390664-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9066-4
... counterinsurgency weapon Vaky’s cry from the heart produced few echoes in the corridors of U.S. power, according to the declassified record. More typical was the performance of Secre- tary of State Henry Kissinger, who delivered a speech at the 1976 Organization of American States meeting in Santiago, Chile...
Published: 18 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389446-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8944-6
... for being a dictator but for robbing the people (also on trial were his wife and children). Who would have suspected this at the time of the coup d’etat, when he was supported by Henry Kissinger and all of the powerful leaders of the West? Carlos Menem and Carlos Salinas de Gortari will enjoy the...
Published: 18 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385059-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8505-9
... of our landscape remain misnamed. And so Henry Kissinger’s assistants today can sift through his gilt-edged invi- tations to sip champagne in the parlors of power despite his faith in nuclear weapons and his hand in the terrors sown in Chile, Vietnam, 3 and East Timor. The new...
Published: 15 November 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
... (Monitor, 1976). Used by permission of the Fundación Victor Jara. “The Election of Salvador Allende,” declassified government documents, (1) by Henry Kissinger, from “Secret/Sensitive Memorandum to President Nixon,” November 5, Acknowledgment of Copyrights and...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390664-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9066-4
.... strategic or economic interests, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger believed that success in Angola could provide a cheap boost to the prestige of the United States and to his own prestige, pummeled by the fall of South Vietnam a few months earlier. He cast the struggle in stark Cold War terms: the...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... hostels. We know it that they have been mentally raped, seduced and corrupted by the Police agitators of Jimmy Kruger. We forgive them. We held the within-­campus protest against the visit of [U.S. Secretary of State] Dr Henry Kissinger to South Africa, then [they] shot and killed our brothers...