KISSINGER’S VISIT TO BANGLADESH WAS OMINOUS


KISSINGER’S VISIT TO BANGLADESH WAS OMINOUS…

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KISSINGER’S VISIT TO BANGLADESH WAS OMINOUS

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Before the brutal murder of Bangabandhu on August 15, 1975 the visit of the US secretary of state, Henry Kissinger, was quite significant.

On October 30, 1974 Kissinger made a 19-hour stopover in Bangladesh. During the visit he met Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib for a couple of hours at the “Gonobhavan.”

According to US journalist Lawrence Lifschultz, “A month after Kissinger left Dhaka the conspirators at the US Embassy became active.”

killing-of-intellectuals-ytProf Abu Sayeed in his book Bangabandhu: Facts and Documents and Lifschultz in his Bangladesh: The Unfinished Revolution writes about it elaborately.

After talking to Bangabandhu, Kissinger addressed a press conference where he described Bangabandhu “as a man of vast conception”.

When asked why he had sent the Seventh Fleet against such a man, Kissinger avoided a direct response and hurriedly left the conference room.

16book1According to Lifschultz those who were aware of Kissinger’s…

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