Henry Kissinger

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton debating Henry Kissinger on February 11, 2016.

That Time Bernie Sanders Told America: “I Am Proud to Say That Henry Kissinger Is Not My Friend” That Time Bernie Sanders Told America: “I Am Proud to Say That Henry Kissinger Is Not My Friend”

In a remarkable 2016 debate with Hillary Clinton, Sanders rejected the establishment consensus and declared, “I will not take advice from Henry Kissinger.”

Nov 30, 2023 / John Nichols

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger make a statement in the State Department briefing room after receiving the Nobel Peace prize.

A People’s Obituary of Henry Kissinger A People’s Obituary of Henry Kissinger

For decades, Kissinger kept the great wheel of American militarism spinning ever forward.

Nov 29, 2023 / Obituary / Greg Grandin

La Moneda on fire

50 Years After “the Other 9/11”: Remembering the Chilean Coup 50 Years After “the Other 9/11”: Remembering the Chilean Coup

Some personal reflections on history, memory, and the survival of democracies.

Sep 11, 2023 / Ariel Dorfman

Photographs of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger displayed during “Secrets of State: The Declassified History of the Chilean Dictatorship,” an exhibition at the Museum of Memory and Human Rights in Santiago, Chile.

Chile: The Secrets the US Government Continues to Hide Chile: The Secrets the US Government Continues to Hide

Fifty years after the military coup that brought down Salvador Allende and installed the Pinochet dicatorship, there are still top secret documents on the US role that must be dec...

Aug 31, 2023 / Peter Kornbluh

Elliott Abrams looking pensive

Henry Kissinger, Elliott Abrams, and the Rot of American Foreign Policy Henry Kissinger, Elliott Abrams, and the Rot of American Foreign Policy

Our bipartisan elite is always willing to forgive war crimes by its made men.

Jul 7, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Henry Kissinger, War Criminal—Still at Large at 100

Henry Kissinger, War Criminal—Still at Large at 100 Henry Kissinger, War Criminal—Still at Large at 100

We now know a great deal about the crimes he committed while in office, from helping Nixon derail the Paris Peace Talks and prolong the Vietnam War to green-lighting the invasion o...

May 15, 2023 / Feature / Greg Grandin

Kissinger’s Bloody Paper Trail in Chile

Kissinger’s Bloody Paper Trail in Chile Kissinger’s Bloody Paper Trail in Chile

The secret memo in which he plotted the murder of Chilean democracy.

May 15, 2023 / Feature / Peter Kornbluh

Trump Might Face Prison, but Bolton and Kissinger? Never!

Trump Might Face Prison, but Bolton and Kissinger? Never! Trump Might Face Prison, but Bolton and Kissinger? Never!

John Bolton recently joked about helping to plan coups while in office. For those on the receiving end, like the thousands who died thanks to Henry Kissinger’s machinations, Americ...

Jul 29, 2022 / Ben Burgis

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America’s Afghanistan Amnesia America’s Afghanistan Amnesia

To scapegoat Joe Biden, the national security establishment covered up two decades of lies.

Sep 16, 2021 / Jeet Heer

Somaliland Valley of Death

In the Valley of Death: Somaliland’s Forgotten Genocide In the Valley of Death: Somaliland’s Forgotten Genocide

Thirty years ago, the US-backed Somali government slaughtered an estimated 200,000 people. Now survivors want US help uncovering the crimes.

Oct 22, 2018 / Ismail Einashe and Matt Kennard

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