From Russia & India Report
10, 1971, 10:51am.
''A week later the war is not going very well for Pakistan, as
Indian armour scythes through East Pakistan and the Pakistan Air Force is blown
out of the subcontinent’s sky. Meanwhile, the Pakistani military in the west is
demoralised and on the verge of collapse as the Indian Army and Air Force
attack round the clock.''
Nixon: Our desire
is to save West Pakistan. That's all.
right. That is exactly right.
Nixon: All right.
Keep those carriers moving now.
carriers—everything is moving. Four Jordanian planes have already moved to
Pakistan, 22 more are coming. We're talking to the Saudis, the Turks we've now
found are willing to give five. So we're going to keep that moving until
there's a settlement.
Nixon: Could you
tell the Chinese it would be very helpful if they could move some forces or
threaten to move some forces?
got to threaten or they've got to move, one of the two. You know what I mean?