It’s nearly 40 years since Henry Kissinger held political office but he is still influential — and deeply divisive.says Niall Ferguson’s first instalment of his biography won’t change anyone’s mind about him.
Sat, 10 Oct, 2015
I’m not a fan of Henry Kissinger, but I agree with most of his article of March 5, about Ukraine, in the Washington Post. He wrote: “if Ukraine is to survive and thrive, it must not be either side’s outpost against the other — it should function as a bridge between them … Ukraine should not join NATO”.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014
AS the media were reporting here on the finding of the Saville Inquiry into the events in Derry on Bloody Sunday in January 1972, I was in the American Military Cemetery in Luxembourg, where 5,075 American soldiers and one American nurse were buried. All were victims of the Second World War.
Sat, 26 Jun, 2010
FREE Education for Everyone, with the inapt acronym FEE, organised up to 1,000 student signatures in protest against the appointment of former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern as a visiting professor at NUI Maynooth (NUIM). They called on the college authorities to suspend the appointment, at least until after the publication of the Mahon tribunal report.
Sat, 28 Nov, 2009
BACK in the first week in January four prominent American political figures raised the need for the abolition of nuclear weapons. The issue was followed up this week in an article by Mikhail Gorbachev calling for urgent action.
Sat, 03 Feb, 2007
Former newspaper tycoon Conrad Black’s lawyers are asking a judge to bar from his trial testimony that he used money belonging to the Hollinger International media empire to buy dinner for former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, refurbish a Rolls Royce and pay for his wife’s jogging suit.
Thu, 01 Feb, 2007
THE newly-declassified document (Irish Examiner, August 28) that shows Henry Kissinger telling Argentina’s Foreign Minister “if there are things that have to be done, you should do them quickly”, just before the campaign against dissidents in 1976, should come as no great surprise.
Wed, 15 Sep, 2004
Five days into the 1973 Arab-Israeli war, with the superpowers on the brink of confrontation, President Richard Nixon was too drunk to discuss the crisis with the British prime minister, according to newly released transcripts of tape recordings.
Wed, 26 May, 2004