Nomination of Henry A. Kissinger: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, First Session, on Nomination of Henry A. Kissinger to be Secretary of State, Parts 1-2

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Page 229 - The US side declared: The United States acknowledges that all Chinese on either side of the Taiwan Strait maintain there is but one China and that Taiwan is a part of China. The United States Government does not challenge that position. It reaffirms its interest in a peaceful settlement of the Taiwan question by the Chinese themselves.
Page 166 - The United States will not continue its military involvement or intervene in the internal affairs of South Vietnam. Article 5 Within sixty days of the signing of this agreement, there will be a total withdrawal from South Vietnam of troops, military advisers, and military personnel, including technical military personnel and...
Page 78 - Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.
Page 149 - States, as may be by law required of him; to make report, and give information, to either branch of the legislature, in person or in writing, (as he may be required,) respecting all matters referred to him by the senate or house of representatives, or which shall appertain to his office; and, generally, to perform all such services, relative to the finances, as he shall be directed to perform.
Page 115 - I believe it is dangerous for us to make the domestic policy of countries around the world a direct objective of American foreign policy...
Page 324 - If, in the opinion of the people, the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected by an amendment, in the way which the Constitution designates. But let there be no change by usurpation; for, though this, in one instance, may be the instrument of good, it is the customary weapon by which free governments arc destroyed. The precedent must always greatly overbalance in permanent evil any partial or transient benefit, which the use can at...
Page 296 - USC 605) shall limit the constitutional power of the President to take such measure as he deems necessary to protect the Nation against actual or potential attack or other hostile acts of a foreign power, to obtain foreign intelligence information deemed essential to the security of the United States, or to protect national security information against foreign intelligence activities.
Page 324 - The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create, [J] whatever [the form of government, a real] despotism.
Page 27 - Senate bills were referred, respectively, to the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Page 58 - For 5 years, neither the United States nor South Vietnam has moved against these enemy sanctuaries because we did not wish to violate the territory of a neutral nation.