BEHIND THE NEWS JUNE 1981
The Second War proved at its end that two of the chief war-waging powers, though they claimed to differ in all else, agreed in two cardinal purposes: the expansion of the Soviet Empire and the establishment of the Zionist State. DOUGLAS REED Somewhere South of Suez
Serious observers of world affairs have never been deceived by the description of Israel as a Western “bastion of defense” against Soviet imperialism in the Middle East – but it is a different matter, surely, when one of this century’s potentially most dangerous propaganda lies is bluntly identified as such by one of its foremost promoters, one Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State.
For that means that General Alexander Haig, the present US Secretary of State, also knows the truth because he was Dr. Kissinger’s right-hand man when Mr. Gerald Ford was in the White House. Indeed, General Haig was speaking under oath when he told the US Senate at his confirmation hearing recently that he regarded Israel as one of America’s most important strategic “assets” – and not one Senator dared open his mouth to challenge him.
We also know, but now have it from Dr. Kissinger, that the USA secretly intervened in the 1973 Arab-Israeli war by means of covert diplomatic and intelligence operations because, as Dr. Kissinger put it, “what we wanted was the most massive Arab defeat possible”.
So much for the much publicized “neutrality” of the Ford Administration at the time!
And we are only informed now about the American Government’s double-dealing in the Middle East because of a slip-up somewhere. Or, is it possible that it was deliberately leaked by some patriotic official who wanted the American people to have the truth?
The transcript of a tape-recording of an address delivered by the former US Secretary of State at a gathering of senior representatives of the power Zionist lobby at the Hotel Pierre in New York on the afternoon of June 15, 1975 was released by mistake to an Arab research group that called for diplomatic documents under the Freedom of Information Act recently.
‘Abomination of Desolation’
This transcript is now being circulated among Middle East leaders and among senior diplomatic observers at the United Nations in New York City, where the Washington-based newspaper SPOTLIGHT obtained access to the document.
The 20 Zionist leaders who confronted Dr. Kissinger included multi-millionaire Edgar Bronf, who succeeded Dr. Nahum Goldman as President of the World Zionist Congress, and other members of the super-rich, including Walter Haas, Abraham Pritzker and Laurence Tisch.
They wanted an assurance from Dr. Kissinger that the Ford administration fully understood the importance of Israel as a “strategic asset” in the Middle East and was acting accordingly.
SPOTLIGHT reports Dr. Kissinger’s remarks as follows: “We agree that Israel must be strong, but our impression is that Israeli strength does not prevent the spread of communism in the Arab world. Israeli strength provides for Israeli security….So it doesn’t necessarily help US global interests as far as the Middle East is concerned. So it is difficult to claim that a strong Israel serves American interests….The survival of Israel has sentimental importance to the United States, but believe me it is not easy to maintain this”.
Henry Kissinger was telling the Zionist leaders with cynical candor what they all no doubt already knew: all the talk about Israel being of political and strategic value to the US was a mere presence used to lately need a war, to be fought not by themselves but by others on their behalf, in order
“What was your strategy?” lectured Dr. Kissinger. “First we sought to break up the Arab united front…hoping eventually to isolate the Palestinians. Also we wanted to ensure that the Europeans and Japanese did not get a chance to get involved….the United States went into a protracted stall with the Arabs”.
It should be remembered that the Europeans and Japanese were less “pro-Israel” than the United States.
It has become increasingly obvious that the Israeli state is the materialization of a huge historical falsehood.
Can anyone still seriously believe that Israel has any value as a possible national homeland for the Jewish people? – A country whose economy, in spite of the billions that have poured in, is in a state of chaos, with an inflation rate of something like 130% per annum and Israelis quitting at a rate of 2,000 each month?
Obviously not – Israel is being propped up at enormous cost to the peoples of the West because it is being used by the Zionists as an Archimedean point of leverage with which to shift the whole world’s politics in their favor.
Is it not also obvious to the meanest intelligence that an Israeli state in the Middle East has no future whatever except on the ruins and ashes of the present Arab power?
From which it follows that the Zionists desperate need another war, to be fought not by themselves but by others on their behalf, in order to achieve their final aim.
Douglas Reed – THE GRAND DESIGN OF THE 20TH CENTURY; BEHIND THE SCENE; THE CONTROVERSY OF ZION. Sir John Glubb – MIDDLE EAST CRISIS; PEACE IN THE HOLY LAND; HISTORY OF THE ARAB PEOPLES. W.D. Chalmers – THE CONSPIRACY OF TRUTH. Dr. Alfred Lilienthal – THE ZIONIST CONNECTION. Rev. A.C. Forrest – THE UNHOLY LAND.