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Old 01-09-2014, 03:05 PM   #20
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In September 1976 Kissinger was actively involved in negotiations regarding the Rhodesian Bush War. Kissinger, along with South Africa's Prime Minister John Vorster, pressured Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith to hasten the transition to black majority rule in Rhodesia. With FRELIMO in control of Mozambique and even South Africa withdrawing its support, Rhodesia's isolation was nearly complete. According to Smith's autobiography, Kissinger told Smith of Mrs. Kissinger's admiration for him, but Smith stated that he thought Kissinger was asking him to sign Rhodesia's "death certificate". Kissinger, bringing the weight of the United States, and corralling other relevant parties to put pressure on Rhodesia, hastened the end of minority-rule...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhodesian_Bush_War
http://www.amazon.co.uk/African-Fore.../dp/0739117866
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showt...=14929&page=32Covert action should not be confused with missionary work..America has no permanent friends or enemies, only interests..The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...5&postcount=50
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