Covert action should not be confused with missionary work. ~ Henry Kissinger
Said in testimony to the Pike Committee in 1975. Cited in Daugherty, William E. (2006). Executive Secrets: Covert Action and the Presidency. U Pr of Kentucky. pp. 176. ISBN 0-8131-9161-0.
German-born American political scientist and diplomat Henry Kissinger won the Nobel Peace Prize for his joint efforts with Le Duc Tho of North Vietnam to negotiate a peaceful settlement of the Vietnam War. He served as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State for both Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Kissinger played a significant role in United States foreign policy between 1969 and 1977.