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Unformatted text preview: Kissinger assisted in Nixon’s plan to secretly pressure NViet with the threat of escalation, Kissinger cut Sec of State – Will Rogers out of the loop, all vital “back channel” info of the “madman theory” went to Kissinger alone Kissinger & Nixon secretly bombed Cambodia, a communist neutral target as part of the “madman theory” “Duck-Hook” – new theory that included bombing Hanoi, destroying NViet water supply, & bombing Haiphong harbor Kissinger & Nixon- both wanted Allende the new Marxist President of Chile to be assassinated giving $10 mil, a top general was assassinated instead & Allende was later killed in a military coup 2 yrs later, both K&N denied any involvement Nixon & Kissinger set out to befriend China, Nixon took a trip to reconcile (removed US forces from Taiwan) played Soviets on Chinese, Russians started buying grain again...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course HISTORY 101 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '11 term at United States Merchant Marine Academy.
- Spring '11
- New Deal