President Bush's appointment of Henry Kissinger to lead the investigation into the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, should end all doubts as to whether or not the President is sincere in his desire to discover the truth. He isn't. Or, perhaps he knows the truth but doesn't want us to know it. Either way, putting Kissinger in charge of this investigation is tantamount to getting a fox to guard the hen house.
Until appointing Kissinger, Bush had expressed zero interest in forming any investigation into the 9-11 attacks. Only pressure from outside sources convinced the President that some kind of investigation had to take place. Too many independent investigators had uncovered too much evidence to be ignored any longer. Something had to be done. This means someone had to be called in, not to discover it, but to cover it up. Kissinger was the perfect choice.
Thanks to Frank Capell's blockbuster book, Henry Kissinger, Soviet Agent, we know that Kissinger started his career as a member of a Soviet spy ring called ODRA, whose purpose was to infiltrate U.S. military intelligence. His Soviet connections were ignored, however, and with help from the Council on Foreign Relations, Kissinger achieved high ranking positions within the U.S. government, beginning with the Nixon administration.
Beyond that, former NBC writer Alan Stang makes the argument that Kissinger was the man most responsible for America's self- induced defeat in Viet Nam. He also says that it was pressure from Kissinger that largely contributed to the decision by our government to abandon America's POWs in Southeast Asia.
More recently, Kissinger has been financially linked to Muslim heavyweights such as Saddam Hussein, Osama Bin Laden, and the Saudi Royal family. In fact, back in 1991, the House Committee On Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs investigated the role Kissinger played in facilitating the transfer over $4 billion in unreported loans to the government of Iraq between 1985 and 1990. As a result of this investigation, committee chairman Henry Gonzales said that Kissinger had "deliberately misled the public." In other words, he covered it up. There's more. Christopher Hitchens writes convincingly that Kissinger has tried to hide and misappropriate public records regarding his tenure as Secretary of State.
The duplicitous activities of Henry Kissinger are well known and well documented. By putting such a man in charge of this extremely important investigation, President Bush has shown that he cannot be taken seriously when he says he wants to uncover the truth about the 9-11 terrorist attacks.
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