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Henry Kissinger

Henry Alfred Kissinger is a German-born American political scientist, diplomat, and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. After his term, his opinion was still sought by many following presidents and many world leaders.
A proponent of Realpolitik, Kissinger played a dominant role in United States foreign policy between 1969 and 1977. During this period, he pioneered the policy of détente with the Soviet Union, orchestrated the opening of relations with the People's Republic of China, and negotiated the Paris Peace Accords, ending American involvement in the Vietnam War. Various American policies of that era, including the bombing of Cambodia, remain controversial.
Kissinger is still a controversial figure today. Christopher Hitchens, the British-American journalist and author, is highly critical of Kissinger. In The Trial of Henry Kissinger, Hitchens calls for the prosecution of Kissinger 'for war crimes, for crimes against humanity, and for offenses against common or customary or international law, including conspiracy to commit murder, kidnap, and torture.' Kissinger remains a regular participant in meetings of the annual invitation-only ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Putin's American Big Business Allies
2014-07-01
The term “détente” also came to be associated with the policies of President Nixon's Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who now runs a firm doing business in Russia. The National Association of Manufacturers and U.S. Chamber of Commerce are on the ...
(Canada Free Press)

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    Diana McLellan, Washington gossip columnist, dies at 76
    2014-06-28
    Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was “Henry the K,” and Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Massachusetts was “Teddy K.” McLellan printed divorce news and used innuendo to report on rumored infidelities, although she once said, “I don't think I should be the ...
    (Bangor Daily News)
    1. Howard Baker, Diana McLellan: Luminaries of a Lost Washington

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    Middle East Peace Envoy Martin Indyk Quits
    2014-06-27
    In accepting the appointment last year, Indyk mentioned his experience as a student in Jerusalem during “the dark days” of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, when he witnessed how former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger "brokered a ceasefire that ended the war ...
    (Voice of America)
    1. The US Empire And The Peace Process

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    I Finally Made It Through Hillary Clinton's Hard Choices
    2014-06-25
    In the book's first few pages, Clinton praises monstrous war criminal Henry Kissinger, who should be rotting to death in prison for his crimes against humanity, for making "astute observations about foreign leaders." Later, when Clinton discusses her ...
    (TheStranger.com)
    1. A tough stance

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    Iraq crisis offers hint of vindication for Biden
    2014-06-21
    FILE - In this May 1, 2006, file photo, then-Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del., left, speaks with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, after he gave a speech proposing that Iraq be divided into three separate regions during the World Affairs Council of ...
    (Washington Examiner)
    1. Biden's '06 plan for Iraq is unfolding

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    A Winning Strategy for Iraq and Syria
    2014-06-21
    Finally, always hold in mind that America's toughest tough guys—Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan, James Baker, et al.—not only contained Russia and China, but negotiated major treaties and agreements with them. All this is common sense ...
    (Daily Beast)
    1. Iraq War – Past and Present
    2. David Ignatius: Shattering Mideast needs new security structure

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    Ready for Hillary Clinton?
    2014-06-19
    She does not claim to have achieved the kind of historic diplomatic breakthroughs authored by her predecessors Dean Acheson on NATO and Henry Kissinger on China. Nor did she and President Obama engineer a fundamentally new American grand ...
    (Boston Globe)
    1. One on one with Hillary Clinton: Does she have too much baggage?
    2. Portrayal of a tested policy wonk

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    Ursula von der Leyen auf US-Mission | Verteidigungsministerin bietet Kissinger ...
    2014-06-18
    Alt ist er geworden, dieser Henry Kissinger. Altersflecken auf den Händen, gebückte Haltung. Und auch beim Sprechen gibt sich der ehemalige amerikanische Außenminister kaum noch Mühe. Aber wenn der Doyen der US-Politik zur Analyse anhebt, wirken ...
    (BILD)
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    Professor Stephen Cohen on Ukraine Civil War
    2014-06-15
    “I have heard – whether it's true or not I don't know – that President Obama has declined to meet privately with Henry Kissinger, who sees Putin twice a year. Kissinger probably knows Putin better than any American statesmen alive today and who has ...
    (Dissident Voice)
    1. Putin 'like Hitler'? How did Prince Charles get it so wrong?
    2. Beware the risks of severe sanctions on Russia

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