If a nation...keeps order and pays its obligations, it need fear no interference from the United States. ...in the Western Hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine may force the United States, however reluctantly, in flagrant cases of such wrongdoing or impotence, to the exercise of an international police power.
Our government has failed to denounce the suppression of democracy. Our government has failed to denounce atrocities. Our government has failed to take forceful measures to protect its citizens while at the same time bending over backwards to placate the West Pak[istan] dominated government and to lessen any deservedly negative international public relations impact against them. ...We have chosen not to intervene, even morally, on the grounds that the Awami conflict, in which unfortunately the overworked term genocide is applicable, is purely an internal matter of a sovereign state. Private Americans have expressed disgust. We, as professional civil servants, express our dissent with current policy and fervently hope that our true and lasting interests here can be defined and our policies redirected.Nixon and Kissinger ignore Blood's information and request for action and recall him from his position. In addition to the U.S.'s refusal to condemn West Pakistan, they send military supplies via Jordan and Iran. Nixon and Kissinger are trying to show China—one of Pakistan's biggest allies—the benefits of US military and political support, hoping to create commercial ties with the PRC and strengthen the tacit US-Chinese alliance against the USSR.
William Blum (Author of Killing Hope), Noam Chomsky (whose work is quoted extensively here), Ward Churchill (especially on the Justice of Roosting Chickens), NACLA, Zoltan Grossman, Z Magazine.
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