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Lucid well-constructed and evidenced arguments for the re-assessment of Nobel Peace Prize winning Kissinger as a war criminal. Although Christopher Hitchens was an incomparably good public speaker, Simon Prebble is an excellent stand-in reader.
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Hitchens meticulously deconstructs the record of Nobel Peace Prize winner Henry Kissinger. The charges laid before Kissinger are extensive and heinous. The extension of the Vietnamese war by four years, the expansion of that war into the neutral counties of Laos and Cambodia, the support of the Indonesian dictator Suharto in the annexing of East Timor (including the genocide of 1/3rd of the Timorese people) and support for the Greek junta in the invasion of Cyprus. Add to this Kissingers involvement in the death of Chile's democratically-elected president Salvador Allende, his support for the muderous General Pinochet and his repeated lies to Congress and the Senete - wow! This is a book worth reading.
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