ISRAEL: Tales of Henry, Told Out of School

Did Henry Kissinger once describe former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban as "a man who cannot get into an elevator without holding a press conference"? Does the U.S. Secretary of State dislike conferences with Japanese because "they smell of fish"? Does it offend him that Syrian President Hafez Assad picks his nose during negotiations and that, when all is finally agreed upon, he "cannot be depended upon and is totally irresponsible"? Is it Kissinger's estimate of Defense Secretary James R. Schlesinger that "you cannot talk to that man"? Is it true that...

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