The Nixon Watch

Osborne, John
November 1972
New Republic;11/11/72, Vol. 167 Issue 18, p13
Focuses on the contribution of Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in the three party Council of National Reconciliation proposed in Hanoi, Vietnam. Views that Kissinger misread the minds of U.S. President Richard Nixon and Vietnamese leader Nguyen Van Thieu during negotiations in Paris; Justification for the provisions for a ceasefire; Flexibility of Kissinger on U.S. foreign military activities; Opinion expressed by Kissinger that announcement about peace in Vietnam and his discussion about the draft on the issue had no connection with presidential election; Consideration of the preservation of a non-Communist government.


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