Skip to comments.Kissinger Called Jews 'Self-Serving,' 'Bastards'
Posted on 11/19/2011 11:07:03 AM PST by Eleutheria5
Transcripts from 39 years ago show that Henry Kissinger, a Jew who later served as U.S. Secretary of State Kissinger under President Richard Nixon, held anti-Jewish views. In 1972, then-Prime Minister Golda Meir asked Nixon to protest to the Kremlin over its levying of fees for exit permits for Jews who wish to emigrate.
The Associated Press quotes Kissinger as calling Jews "self serving" and using the word "bastards" in reference to them. At the time of the events, AP explains, the White House was "defending its strategy of quiet diplomacy" and sought to assure American Jews that Nixon was very concerned about the plight of Soviet Jews but that quiet diplomacy was the best approach.
A White House official, Leonard Garment asked Kissinger for help and guidance, saying he was flooded with letters and phone calls from concerned Jews. The late Alexander Haig, Nixon's national security adviser, had forwarded Meir's letter to him as well. Kissinger was Haig's deputy at the time. The transcripts show that Kissinger said to Garment: "Is there a more self-serving group of people than the Jewish community?"
Garment, also Jewish, replied: "None in the world." Kissinger was then quoted as saying "What the hell do they think they are accomplishing?" and "You can't even tell [the] bastards anything in confidence because they'll leak it."
Kissinger said, however, that he would take up the issue with Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin and also meet again with Jewish leaders. "They ought to remember what this administration has done," he added.
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Kissinger is absolutely correct. After they deliberately attacked the USS Liberty, I have to agree.
Herman Cain offered this guy a cabinet position?? Talk about bad timing. lol.
One big problem when discussing this subject is equivocation: is the subject a religion, race, nationality, culture, or language? It seems that these alternate groupings are often used to avoid rational debate.
Let’s put things into context. The US rapidly resupplied Israel in the Yom Kippur War. Sending Phantom F-4 directly from the US Air Force diverted from the Vietnam War Zone. Flying M-60 tanks from Europe. TheUS resupply effort saved Israel, which was decimated by it’s early losses of tanks and strike aircraft. Without the USA’s support Israel would have been a footnote in history.
39 years ago, yawning, who cares, and who was the bastard pollard working for..
Seeing as the Palestinians and the Jews are both of the Semitic race, it can't be about race, otherwise we would be calling for the destruction of a bunch of other places.
The Jewish community attacked the USS Liberty? And here I always thought it was Israel.
It should be pointed out, however, that the discussion above dealt with the Soviet Union and its repression of Soviet Jewry. It wasn't until the Reagan administration that substantial progress was made there.
Hundred percent. That was Nixon for you. Most underrated President ever.
At the time, the JDL was doing a lot of un-quiet diplomacy against the Soviets, and that was probably Kissinger’s beef.
The term “semitic” is used to describe ethnicity, language, culture, and religion. A situation ripe for equivocation.
Good example, thanks.
Moses would probably agree with Kissinger.
This is no real revelation. Nixon and Kissenger are heard saying pretty much the same thing on the Nixon White house tapes.
I still can’t figure out why Jews hate Jews (& Israel) especially here in the U.S. Maybe someone can explain it to me in simple terms.
Kissinger? Damn kraut!
The black community did and will again vote for Obama because he’s black. Southerners voted for Jimmah because he was Southern. Even if Moses would probably agree with Kissinger, these are modern times and we’ve got some serious competition in the self-serving department. Also, for people who are so self-serving, we seem to be infested with a lot of self-destructive boobs lately (thereby also belying that other stereotype; i.e., that we’re smart).
No, they just demanded favors from a Republican President whose election the Jewish community fought against, and whose political defeat they celebrated.
Meanwhile, Nixon and Kissinger airlifted huge amounts of supplies to Israel during the Yom Kipper War, for which the Arabs retaliated with an oil embargo that damaged the US economy.