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30 November 2022 - Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Dies

Publié par Marion Coste le 30/11/2023

Republican lawmakers mourn American diplomat Henry Kissinger

Mirando Nazzaro (The Hill, 29/11/2023)

Reactions poured in on Wednesday from several Republican lawmakers over the death of former diplomat and presidential adviser Henry Kissinger, with tributes highlighting the former statesman’s legacy on foreign policy.

Kissinger passed away at his home in Connecticut on Wednesday at the age of 100.

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) said Kissinger’s contributions to U.S. foreign policy and global diplomacy are “immeasurable.”

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Henry Kissinger, War Criminal Beloved by America’s Ruling Class, Finally Dies

Spencer Ackerman (Rolling Stone, 29/11/2023)

Henry Kissinger died on Wednesday at his home in Connecticut, his consulting firm said in a statement. The notorious war criminal was 100.

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Henry Kissinger’s bombing campaign likely killed hundreds of thousands of Cambodians − and set path for the ravages of the Khmer Rouge

Sophal Ear (The Conversation, 29/11/2023)

Henry Kissinger, who died on Nov. 29, 2023 at the age of 100, stood as a colossus of U.S. foreign policy. His influence on American politics lasted long beyond his eight-year stint guiding the Nixon and Ford administrations as national security adviser and secretary of state, with successive presidents, presidential candidates and top diplomats seeking his advice and approval ever since.

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The People Who Didn’t Matter to Henry Kissinger

Gary J. Bass (The Atlantic, 29/11/2023)

Henry kissinger, who died today at the age of 100, was determined to write his own place in history. Richard Nixon’s and Gerald Ford’s former secretary of state and national security adviser burnished his own reputation through his memoirs and books, by cultivating the press and foreign-policy elites, and winning the adulation of politicians as varied as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. For his 100th birthday on May 27, he was celebrated at a closed-door black-tie gala at the New York Public Library attended by the likes of Secretary of State Antony Blinken and CIA Director William Burns.

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