Henry's Revised History

Kondracke, Morton
August 1979
New Republic;8/18/79, Vol. 181 Issue 7, p8
Comments on Henry Kissinger's role in the SALT II agreement between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Author's observation that Kissinger has regained favor with the Republican Party, even with his old adversary, Ronald Reagan, because of his SALT testimony; Author's claim that Kissinger has achieved this through deceit and by rewriting history; Kissinger's claim that the current state of grave danger to national security and to the global equilibrium is almost entirely due to Democrats in Congress and the Carter and Johnson administrations; Kissinger's claim that the Republican administration's plans for strategic weapons systems have been cancelled or delayed by the Carter administration.


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