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    • alan m
    • 16.12.10 | 19:27 (IST)

    I vividly recall reports of the time that Nixon, inebriated and on his knees in prayer asked Kissinger to join him, addressing him as "Jew-boy". Surely Kissinger lost relatives in the Sho'ah and did not take the gassing of Jews lightly. However, as Secretary of State in the USA his obligation to his president was to point out what is and is not in America's political interest regardless of it moral attributes.

    from the article: ADL director: Nixon was a bigot, but a practical supporter of Israel
    First published 15:50 16.12.10 | Last updated 15:50 16.12.10
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