Dying To Know Your Secret
What operational danger would revealing the truth about this cable have created for the United States? It was just a decades-long effort to help Kissinger and the Ford administration evade democratic accountability for their policies.
That could be a big part of it; or the US doesn’t want to be remembered for all the interference it has been a part of and wants its public to forget just how much we meddle in foreign affairs. Hardly anyone in the public remembered how big a role we played in the creation of the Taliban and Al Qaeda.