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NEW YORK TIMES Basinger Sees Oil Crisis Periling Western Society He Tells Visitors That Failure to Solve Economic Problems Could Break Up Political Fabric of Democracies By BERNARD GWIIt~'ZMAN I SPeolal to The New York Times WASHINGTON, Sept. 26- While not confirming that Secretary of State Kissinger, Mr. Kissinger had expressed has told associates and foreign that concern to Mr. Rabin, sev- visitors in recent weeks that he' oral officials familiar with Mr. is gravely concerned that fail- tire to solve the world's cco- nornic problems could lead to a break-up of the political fabric Kissinger's views said that they had heard similar remarks rom the Secretary about the 'ono range implications of the oil- of the West, and possible Com-1 ptlce crisis. imunist take - overs in some "Yon have to look upon him - 111 LILJ l.a Jt -- Thi; gloomy assessment of the official said. "lie grew up in1 ib s t utes ,.,..... _-_. yyhell Italy r situation, Whill,, Ill. ?al ---- largely to the spiraling costs oft economic depressions can lead! fore, work out co- oil, was a major factor in the to acceptance of authoritarian' operative arrangements," Mr. decision by President Ford and ,egimes, and he fears that this) Kissinger said, "it: is not some- could happen in the West if' thing that they do for Italy; Mr. Kissinger to make their; something is not done to solve it is something the, y do for strong, rpecches on Monday' the pr :blcm." themselves and for 01., strnc calling for reduced oil prices) Mr Kissinger is expected to Lure of the modern world." . and cooperation by producers repeat this concern at Camp one official said that in his themselves and to persuane the producers that only through coperation can the world sur- vive. and consuls -rs to avoid word David on Saturday when he and speech Monday Mr. Kissinger economic disaster,' State De-! deliberately alluded to the polite partmcnt officials said today. ' A related article appears ical crisis he sees the West?fac- Kissinger-and! with the financial news on ing when he said: Although Mr. -Pa ,e 75. "The economic history of the Mr. Ford-focused on the eco-1I g !postwar period has been one of. nomic aspects of the problem,! Treasury Secretary Williaii E_ sustained growth-for develop- Key State Department officialsi Simon meet with Foreign and, ing as well as developed na- said that Mr. Kissinger was-very Finance Ministers from Japan, tions. The universal expecta- worried about the long - term -Britain, West Germany and, tion of out peoples, the founda-. political dimensions of the ,France to discuss the.economicj tion of our political institutions, crisis, aides said. -- and the assumption underlying problem, and had told this to 1 crisis, Rabin's allusion to Italy the evolving structure of oeace~ many people privately.' as especially prone to Com- are all based on the belief that' One visitor with whom Mr. 'munist take-over, was con- this growth will continue. Kissinger spent many hours re- firmed by officials here as a, "But will it? The increasingly cently was Premier Yitzhak particular Kissinger concern. i open and cooperative global Rabin of Israel. In an interview) Italy, with a critical balance-,, economic system that we have printed yesterday i^ the Tel' of-payments problem, has the, come to take for granted is (largest Communist party in the. now under unprecedented at- Aviv newspaper Maariv, Mr.l (West. tack. The world is poised on Rabin said: 1 1 Last month, the dominant ; the brink of a return to the "The increasing cost of oil is Christian Democratic party. unrestrained economic national- prompting a significant number rejected an offer by the Com-,ism which accompanied the of the Americans I met during munists to join the coalition collapse of economic order in Government, an ofer backed by the thirties. And shotR'd that my visit to consider the price of !many Christian Democrats. occur, all would suffer - poor oil as the main reason for a Mr. Kissinger was also' as well as rich, producer as possible collapse of the demo- !reported to have expressed well as consumer." critic regimes in. Western Eu concern about Italy's "going One aide said that Mr. Kis- rope, which would make the Communist" when he met with singer not only feared for the European countries ripe for Congressional leaders last week to discuss the activities of the Cormunist doiilirrition. Ameri- Central Intelligence Agency. - - can personalities pointed of,,t to 1 At that meeting, he report- me in many talks the serious .redly defended the need for co- danger of Communist domina- vert activity by asserting, that tion in Italy, and -perhaps -in despite criticism of the G.LA., other European countries." if Italy went Communist, there ,would be criticism that the ?r United States had not done; political democracies in the enough to save her. !west - including the United President Giovanni Leone of'-States - if the economic Italy arrived in Washington yes-;crisis went.' unchecked, but for terday and continued talks to-!those in the developing world, ?clay , with Mr. Ford and Mr.~ such as India. Kissinger on energy, economic; What concerns Mr. Kissinger, and security problems. !aides said, is that. other roun- In a toast yesterday, Mr. (tries do not see the problem 'Kissinger said that in recent:sions. He believes that. the oil !months, "as the result of cir-!producers must be shown the cumstances outside tho'control need to keep. the economic of Italy," the country . "faces order viable, and. the oil con: Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/08/09: CIA-RDP09T00207R001000020031-9 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/08/09: CIA-RDP09T00207R001000020031-9 NEW YORK TIMES ts he' U.S. A assado r to Chile By SEYMOUR M. HERSII Sneclat to The ';:w York Timei WASHINGTON, Sept. 26--' about Mr. popper's attempt to) Secretary of State Kissinger; link proposals for additional l rebuked David H. Popper, the military aid to Chile, to -the' United States Ambassador to' human rights issue. Chile, after Mr. Popper had Question of Behavior { discussed torture and other) "It was more a question ofI human sights issues during a m eeting on military aid with) how have," another Ambassadors are official to be- said. Chilean officials, Administra I "We can't have an Ambassa- tion sources said today. ! dor going into a meeting with Mr. Kissinger's action hasi, the Defense Minister for one provoked a bitter dispute i , ,,c in ? et in -~ ssu uss ene Mate ueparrment, some oil Mr. Kissinger had privately,' whom say that his rebuke was' f at urged at demonstration of the Admin- f least three occasions Popper on 6i the ; istration's unwi11ingress to press fully the human rights --issue with t! a junta now ?rul- ing Chile. Sources close to Mr Kis- singer insist, however, tint however, chat;?acterized the the Secretary's complaint was, State Department's explanation, based only on his objec;:iai tol as misleading. Mr. Popper's efforts to link! "That's the -name of the, unrelated issues such as li+.tman; game," one Administration of- riglits and military aid in. lu ficial said. "You tell these guys level diplomatic talks. that if they went something ! like more arms, they've got to Kissinger Anger Reporteu behave," In recounting the. incident,) "It's not only perfectlk, ap-I the sources Said that Mr. Kiss-!. pr opriate to raise the issue dur inger reacted angrily aftc, liav inn meetings about other mat-' ing learned from a Stcite' tors." the official added, "but- Department cablegram that Mr. the legislation requires-that you' Popper had initiated a clircue-. must. keep the human rights; sion of human rights during a- issue right up in the junta's; Meeting on military aid in face, particularly when you're; Santiago last July 22 with talking about aid matters." Oscar Bonilla, the Chilean N1111- The official was referring tot ister of Defense. Also present amendments in the 1973 for at the meeting was Secretary; cign aid bill that ca!lest on the of the Army Howard H. Calla- Nixon Administration' to re way, then visiting Chile. quest: that the Chilean Govern "Tell Popper to cut out the ment "protect the human rights political science lectures," the of all individuals." The amend-' sources said Mr. Kissino.ier mcnt also linked the granting scrawled over the cable, R. step. of aid money to Chilean guar- that led to a fori'nally drafted antees of safe conduct for refu-' State Department letter of com gees and the humane treatment! plaint to Mr. Popper, a career; of political prisoners. diplomat. , The military Junta that over-t The Ambassador and others, threw President Salvador Al-I the United States mission in lende Gossens in a bloody coup! Santiago were "amazed" and; Last year ha been criticized angered by the Kissinger re-; ~ buke, the sources said, as were as making r,:,; are not quite sure Her distrust stems from such what's going to forge links cased on euuality~factors as United States sup- News happen next. OnlThis word-it is especially pop-Iport of Pakistan during the Analysis the one viand ula.r with the American Embas-11971 war that resulted in the Prime Minister In-sy too-means the'end of thelforrnation of Bangladesh, for- dira Gandhi has donor-recipient relationship of merly Last Pakistan; lingering condemned the United States the ninceen-fifties and sixties, a1resentment over American aid, and hinted darkly that thcirelatic.tship that brought a which Indians view as humiliat- Central Intelligence Agency;ilood of ;Americans and nearlying; the feeling tyhat the Amer- has been intent on subvcrtingl$10-billion in assistance. icans turn hot and cold on In- India. on Oil the other hand the oil the other side 'of the con-dia: enduring, deep-seated anti-. flirt is a powerful ant' Ameri-Ipattry to United States capita- Foreign Minister, Swaran Singh,+can group that is genuinelytlism among the' British-trained had a substantive 55-minute; convinced that ? the United Socialists who are Mrs. Gand- talk with President Ford, theiStates seeks to dominate India hi's contemporaries; perhaps other elan: it was the first time and that intelligence and mili- most importanx, Mrs. Gandhi's in i'lorc than three vcars that)tary operatives are wand 'ing apparently genuine conviction an Indian Cabinet o''ficer had around the country. One of that the C.I.A. is indulging in coil conferred at the White house. Mrs. Gandhi's highest science nefarious activities here. Siru ray, the Congress par- adviser; insisted recently that, MORE MORE r r ~---- - -- - - . ty, which has dominated Lldialdespite Indian Govcrnn.ent. de- What she fears remains un- sine her independence 27 nials, the United States Army clear. She has not said that the y,ar?c a? o, has denounced Sec-had s(.cretly supported barter- i.itelagence agency wants to, retai, of State Kissinger andologicai-warfare evperienrents overthrow her Government, bu.t1l the over the agency's here involving mi ?i'tri'g birds. she has vaguely indi-aced that; rnvo'vr gent in the Chilean the group seeking to spur it is a social sin vehicle for rnriivu which ousted Dr. closer tie::, based on mutual bp- businessmen ocking tc, block Satvtdo,Jtrode Gossens fromnefit, includes Foreign Minister socialism and radical the p eidency. The party has Singh, the staff of the Indian Her disquiet was underscored said tha i. ' some foreign powers Erl'? Y in WAShine;ton and ill a leaked cahlegra;.. sear t byl may think this is a poteptial some of ivlrg. Gandhi's ctusest'Umted States ambassador, ,)a- place for another experilrient advisers. Those opposing such niel P. Moynihan, who said ti,at as in Chile." ties include several key figures her "worst Stzspicior.s and en- Yet Mr, Kissinger, who is to in the Con;;ress party and the uine fears" had been confirreed _win ers - tt o~ g as Indian - American relations ters. A Socialist magazire.'_`hr TWIt t,I "have' improved dramatically While the Foreign Ministry is safer this week: "India is not and we expect a rapid and sub- pressing for, improved relations Chile; nor is Mrs; o.i 3;,t91ii aria stantial improvement in our and preparing for Mr. Kissin- Allende. The country is too big Ivery good relations." ger's visit, Mrs. Gandhi seemes and too stable, in spite of it?i Admission of failure to be siding with the hostile divisions on Cie surface. And group. Her view was most its leader has not vet forgot If all of this was not confus- evident recently when she told ten the art of retreat from irig enough, Indian officials in thousands of South Indians in the precipice in a matchless re- Washington have failed to re- Madras: "When the Chilean volutionary style, if you will. spond to the Ford Administra- President was killed I spoke of We want this kept in mind not tion's readiness to assist India the outside hand and it was ri- only by Mr. Moynihan and Mrs. in coping with her food emer- diculed. More and more facts Gandhi but by those who claim genet'. Several weeks ago India are coming out." to see another convincing piece made it quietly known that) "Whenever a country wants of evidence of the United States food was needed. Now, with the Ito change its existing structure, of America's unprecedented United States caster to help, then powerful forces inside and, out- wickedness." Indians have backed off, partly side excit power and money to hecause Mrs. Gandhi has a thwart that attempt," she ad- strong aversion to American I ded. "Some 'affluent countrie's food aid at bargain prices. I find it difficult to reconcile Such purchases would be an themselves to the idea that we admission that India's efforts, can raise our head. This was toward self-reliance had failed!clear at the time of Bangladesh and would offend the powerfulland again at the' time of the left wing, which seems more in-(peaceful nuclear explosion." tent on maintaining ideology) The Prime Minist c's corn- than on feeding the millions ofjments were deeply felt since hungry people in a wide belt of her audience -mostly rural northern India. folk-seemed to have little clue On one side in the conflict auto what she was talking about. the highest levels of the;It is a measure of the state of 0066) Government is a broad group of;relations that most newspapers' officials who, bent upon im-iignored the anti-American re- proving ties with she United marks since she had made them States, are worried about lean-Iso often. ing ton far toward the Soviet The unavoidable question, Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/08/09: CIA-RDP09T00207R001000020031-9 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/08/09: CIA-RDP09T00207R001000020031-9 SOFTER DILL ON AID T U " ~, I OT I 11"'t . ' "if lr !!T D )F=ord and Congress ,Leaders Agree ttli Move to Reduce Chances to Halt Funds By 1.ES1,IE 11. GELB, :?,,; a: to 't::ex'ea Yo k Tins WASPINGTON, Sept. 26---The Democrat's and Republican ---1ea.dcl' i of Congress met today with President Ford and Secre- tary 'of state Kissinger and agreed to : upper t a weaker cer- siOn of 1 gislation to suspend military aid to Turkey than the House soled Tuesdlay. ,~%ccoed'.; g to the. Senate IrTa- jority i..e: ler, Mike Mansfieid,i and the House Republican lead- er, John Rhpcies, the leaders ag: eed to back a pr that ,aid be suspenaed unless the President certifies that Turkey "is making good-failil efforts" to reach a settlement on Cy-1 pres. This wrording is considerably softer than that of the amend- ment voted by tine House, 307 to 00, calling for a cut- off in military aid to Turkey until "substantial progress" is achieved toward a military set-, tlgment on Cyprus. The amend-I ment was attached, over the protests of the House leader- ship, to a. measure that would continuc funds at current levels for Federal departments and programs whose annul ap.- propriations bills have not yeto been passed. The proposal that th- Con- gressional leaders backed today is also weaker than the non- binding resolution on halting aid to Turkey that was proposed Continued on Page 12, Column 3 NEW YORK TIMES SOFTER FILL ON AID " ' TO TURKEY BACKED Continued From Page 1, Col. 4 fly Senator Thomas F. Eagleton, Democrat of Missouri, and; adopted by the Serrate lastl- Turkey under the weaker legis-! ]ationrdiscussed today. all they president woiild~ have to do is( to continue to tell Congress- as the Administration has been) doing-that progress is being made in the Cyprus talks. tl While legislative leaders) would not predict the outcome Administration . sources ex? pressed the hone that the lead'.'. ers could use their control over the legislative. prose-,s to will adoption of the weaker version. The pledge of support today by the Col:gressiot,i! lead i:;. ,Jwa.s the principal result of aI two-hour-and-l5-rninute break- fast meeting.-According to-re.lia hh: sources, hit'. hissin; briefed the leaders on Cyprus situation and was ablei to persuade them t;::et a cutoffi of military aid to Tn:Pee would; seriously impair his negotiating As stated by the White House: Press Secretary, Ron Nessen,l "The Administration view is! that passage of restrictive legis- lation would work against the interest of all parties, especially Greece, because it will inhibit negotiations to settle thei Cyprus situation." The softer language discussed) at the breakfast was drafted) ,,by the State Department and -,proposeed yesterday by th Sen? ate Appropriations Committee. , According to some of hose) present, President 1 ord an(! Mr., Kissinger tried to * err Jnd Sen- lator Mansfield, Democrat of . Montana, to defer a vote on thel foreign-aid bill a3 recommended male Foreign Relations . by the: Cor,~rettre until after'the` No-' veembcr elections. The bill con- tains a number of restrictions on the president's freedom of action in foreign affairs. Mr. Mansfield asid in an in-; terviev., that he still intended to call the bill to a vote within) the next few weeks. Administration. otficials seic).,I however, that they expected a i long discussion of the bill and) the offering of many amend-i ments. The Administration's' strategy is to avoid a new aid) billand exto seek tension instead of t las year's lon biller if it cannot remove the o-ed restrictions. P101, Senate is On Monday the ,ro- scheduled to take up a F posed resolution to continue, forty r i+id spending based on last ;ear's bill. The softer tan guar,e on aid cutoff to Turkey lie to be voted on Monday, too ui the first test of strentth of the Actministration's latest position. A second' t?st of'strenEth is~ ~Idcte shurtiy there;o. ties, under the rationale that ,lane's Fighting Shins de- riving out such details would The Kashin-class destroyer?compre nise parts of the US. Scribes the Kashin class was believed to he testing t:ellidcnce?i atherin r net 4fe -missile destroyers as some new a,,caponry and ? 475 feet lour, 53 feel. wide and pur