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The Key To Henry Kissinger’s Success

In his new biography of Henry Kissinger, the historian Niall Ferguson recalls that halfway through what became an eight-year research project, he had an epiphany. Tracing the story of how a young man from Nazi Germany became America’s greatest living statesman, he discovered not only the essence of Kissinger’s statecraft, but the missing gene in modern American diplomacy: an understanding of history.

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Simin Daneshvar

Simin Dāneshvar (Persian: سیمین دانشور‎‎)‎ (28 April 1921 – 8 March 2012) was an Iranian academic, novelist, fiction writer and translator, largely regarded as the first major Iranian woman novelist. 939 more words


John Pilger: "From Pol Pot to ISIS: The blood never dried"

Following the ISIS outrages in Beirut and Paris, John Pilger updates this prescient essay on the root causes of terrorism and what we can do about it. 2,010 more words


Lessons from the war against al-Qaeda

By Fareed Zakaria
Thursday, November 19, 2015

Henry Kissinger has noted that in his adult lifetime, the United States has fought five major wars and began each one with great enthusiasm and public support. 806 more words

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Black Earth

Black Earth – The Holocaust As History and Warning
By Timothy Snyder
The Bodley Head – £25.00

The Holocaust is not only history, but warning. 1,332 more words


"Crooked - An Alternative History Of Richard Nixon"

During the early morning hours of June 17, 1972, five men were arrested at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C. 809 more words


From Pol Pot to ISIS: "Anything that flies on everything that moves"

16 November 2015

In transmitting President Richard Nixon’s orders for a “massive” bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, “Anything that flies on everything that moves”.   1,990 more words