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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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Ex-Botschafter Bindenagel besetzt Henry-Kissinger-Professur
2014-04-10
Bonn. An der Universität Bonn soll zum kommenden Wintersemester 2014/2015 die Henry-Kissinger-Stiftungsprofessur für Governance und internationale Sicherheit mit dem amerikanischen Botschafter a.D. James D. Bindenagel besetzt werden. Das hat am ...
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  1. Henry-Kissinger-Professur: US-Diplomat James D. Bindenagel als erster ...
  2. Wissenschaft - Streit um Henry Kissinger
  3. Kandidat der Kissinger-Professur

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Debatte um Henry-Kissinger-Professur
2014-04-08
Die Einrichtung eines vom Auswärtigen Amt und Verteidigungsministerium finanzierten Lehrstuhls in Bonn ("Henry-Kissinger-Professur für Internationale Beziehungen und Völkerrechtsordnung unter besonderer Berücksichtigung sicherheitspolitischer ...
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Op-Ed: Politics trumps geography in Ukraine
2014-04-07
Aware of it or not, Kaplan has joined a chorus of commentators, like Stephen Cohen and Henry Kissinger, whose arguments reach much the same, morally questionable policy conclusions from different, but equally misguided, premises. In Cohen's and ...
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  1. Once more, with less feelings

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GOP White House Hopefuls Bone Up on Policy Issues
2014-04-07
Former secretaries of state Henry Kissinger and Condoleezza Rice have been schooling New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, as has Council on Foreign Relations President Richard N. Haass. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the latter ...
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    Uni Bonn Henry-Kissinger-Stiftungsprofessur auf der Kippe
    2014-04-04
    Der Stifter ist zum größten Teil das Bundesverteidigungsministerium. Und das darf sich dadurch den Namen aussuchen. Die Wahl fiel auf den ehemaligen US-Außenminister Henry Kissinger. An der Namenswahl entzündet sich ein immer heftiger werdender ...
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    1. An Kissinger-Professur festhalten
    2. Klaus Meschkat im Gespräch mit Thielko Grieß

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    Kerry's Looming Deadline and the Peace Process Industry
    2014-04-04
    What is often ignored is the fact that the "peace process" is a political invention by a hardliner, US politician Henry Kissinger, who served as a National Security Adviser and later Secretary of State in the Nixon Administration. The idea was to co ...
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      The Spy Who Told Me: Unexpected Precedent for Ukraine
      2014-04-03
      The scenario recalls something Henry Kissinger said a few years ago at a conference I attended: “At no previous time in history have events in one part of the world so rapidly and decisively influenced events in other parts.” Putin's 2008 thrust into ...
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      1. Cold War Again: Who's Responsible?
      2. Donna Brazile: Staying strong against Putin
      3. Ukraine: Obama's “Provocative-But-Weak Approach”

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      The mirage of Israeli-Palestinian peace
      2014-04-02
      What is often ignored is the fact that the peace process is a political invention by hard-liner U.S. politician Henry Kissinger. The idea was to co-opt the Arabs following the Israeli military victory of 1967; the sudden expansion of Israel's borders ...
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        The mirage of Israeli-Palestinian peace
        2014-04-02
        What is often ignored is the fact that the peace process is a political invention by hard-liner U.S. politician Henry Kissinger. The idea was to co-opt the Arabs following the Israeli military victory of 1967; the sudden expansion of Israel's borders ...
        (Al-Arabiya)
        1. US 'peace process' charade plays on
        2. Future of Mideast Talks in Doubt
        3. Palestinians sign treaties to press Israel; US hopes to keep talks going

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