Report: Kissinger hid war outbreak from Nixon

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April 3, 2007 10:15

 
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Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger put off informing then-president Richard Nixon of the outbreak of the Yom Kippur War to keep Nixon from "interfering," a new book due out in April reveals. Historian Robert Dallek states in Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power (HarperCollins) that reports of the war reached Washington at approximately 6 am, but Kissinger waited three and a half hours to tell the president.

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