The Trials Of Henry Kissinger

The Trials Of Henry Kissinger

The History Channel  |  March 23, 2012

Examine the lawsuit against Henry Kissinger, in which he was charged with having authorised the assassination of a Chilean general in 1970, with engineering the secret bombing of Cambodia without the knowledge of the US Congress in 1969, and with supporting the sales of US weapons to Indonesian President Suharto for use in the massacre of one-third of the population of East Timor in 1975. These and several other recent charges cast a haunting shadow on the reputation of a man long seen as the most famous diplomat of his age.

Examine the lawsuit against Henry Kissinger, in which he was charged with having authorised the assassination of a Chilean general in 1970, with engineering the secret bombing of Cambodia without the knowledge of the US Congress in 1969, and with supporting the sales of US weapons to Indonesian President Suharto for use in the massacre of one-third of the population of East Timor in 1975. These and several other recent charges cast a haunting shadow on the reputation of a man long seen as the most famous diplomat of his age.

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