Monday, December 13, 2010


Writing about Henry Kissinger's suggestion in a secretly taped conversation with Richard Nixon that U.S. interests wouldn't be at stake in the super-hypothetical event of a Soviet holocaust against Jews, the Jerusalem Post makes a connection between hot air and hot war:
Six months later, during the Yom Kippur War, Nixon rejected Kissinger’s advice to delay an arms airlift to Israel as a means of setting the stage for an Egypt confident enough to pursue peace; Nixon, among other reasons, cited Israel’s urgent need.

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