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'Indians are bastards anyway'
Asia Times ^ | 23 Jun 2005

Posted on 06/22/2005 11:32:19 PM PDT by ttsmi

Even American consul general Archer Blood couldn't take his administration's position any more. In an act of open rebellion, he sent a telegram through the "dissent channel", condemning his country for failing "to denounce the suppression of democracy"; "to denounce atrocities", and for "bending over backwards to placate the West Pakistan-dominated government". "We, as professional public servants express our dissent with current policy and fervently hope that our true and lasting interests here can be defined and our policies redirected in order to salvage our position as a moral leader of the world," the telegram read. Nixon's answer: "Don't squeeze Yahya at this time." Both the consul general and the head of the United States Information Service were subsequently transferred out for their anti-Pakistan views to prevent "any further negative reporting on the situation

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: 1971; bangladesh; bastards; india; pakistan

1 posted on 06/22/2005 11:32:21 PM PDT by ttsmi
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2 posted on 06/22/2005 11:52:48 PM PDT by thegreatbeast (Quid lucrum istic mihi est?)
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Already posted:

'Indians are bastards anyway'

Posted by robowombat
On News/Activism 06/22/2005 1:38:34 PM EDT · 64 replies · 1,857+ views

And again:

'Indians are bastards anyway' - Kissinger (1971)

Posted by Srirangan
On News/Activism 06/22/2005 4:17:38 PM EDT · 28 replies · 734+ views

3 posted on 06/23/2005 12:57:12 AM PDT by CarrotAndStick (The articles posted by me needn't necessarily reflect my opinion.)
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