By Diana West on
Thursday, November 30, 2023 5:48 AM
Some years ago, when it still seemed possible to mount a defense if only we could just unmask the enemy, a retired senior intelligence officer passed along an essay about Henry Kissinger by "one Charles Viar," whom the retired officer described as a friend of the late James Jesus Angleton. It is called "The Curious Case of Henry Alfred Kissinger." I don't know the author; I don't know if his essay was ever published. My friend, however, thought it was worth reading. And so it is, if only for Viar's claim:
After his enforced departure from the Agency in 1973, Angleton publicly stated with qualified precision that Kissinger was “objectively, a Soviet agent.” But for a man who had once trained at Harvard Law School, objective and witting were entirely different things. He remained agnostic until his death in 1987.
I think I just heard an echoing gun from the battle,...
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