Friday, July 27, 2007

Kissinger involved in secret meetings

This is a very interesting article:

“The array of talent in Kissinger’s delegation suggests that the U.S. and Russia are engaged in sensitive, high-level talks on issues ranging from nonproliferation and Missile Defense, to energy exploration and development, to the Iranian ‘enrichment’ program and partitioning of Serbia (Kosovo), to the falling dollar and the massive U.S. current account deficit. The U.S. and Russia are at loggerheads on many of these issues and relations between the two countries has steadily deteriorated.”

“No one really knows what took place at the meetings, but judging by Kissinger’s parting remarks, things did not go smoothly. He said to one reporter, ‘We appreciate the time that President Putin gave us and the frank manner in which he explained his point of view.’ In diplomatic phraseology, ‘frank’ usually means that there were many areas of strong disagreement. Presumably, the main ‘bone of contention’ is Putin’s insistence on a ‘multi-polar’ world in which the sovereign rights of other nations are safeguarded under international law. Putin is ferociously nationalistic and he will not compromise Russia’s independence to be integrated into Kissinger and Co.’s wacky new world order.”
It casts new light on the decision by the UK to expel Russian diplomats. Certainly the decisions to bring forward Brown's meeting with Bush and to accept US missiles at RAF Menwith Hill, suggests that Washington is exerting its influence on its subservient satellites:
Less than 48 hours after the “Russia-USA: A View on the Future” conference had ended, British Foreign Secretary, David Miliband announced that the British government “would expel four diplomats from the Russian Embassy in London in response to Russia’s refusal to extradite Andrei K. Lugovoi.

Read the rest here


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