Oct 5, 2014

U.S.-China partnership without tears or fears

by Tom Plate

In his new book, "World Order," Henry Kissinger wants you to accept what he believes is the 21st reality of China in a "partnership" with the U.S. He warns that a purely military definition of the Asian balance of power "will shade into confrontation."

Kissinger pushed Ford in 1976 to attack Cuba, records show

Oct 2, 2014

Kissinger pushed Ford in 1976 to attack Cuba, records show

U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, incensed over Cuba’s deployment of troops to Angola, ordered contingency plans drawn up nearly 40 years ago to attack the small island, according to declassified government documents posted online Wednesday. In several White House meetings, Kissinger advocated for ...

Oct 2, 2014

Irked by Angola incursion, Kissinger made plans to attack Cuba: records

Nearly 40 years ago, then-U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn to attack Cuba, incensed over the small island’s deployment of troops to Angola, according to declassified government documents posted online Wednesday. In several White House meetings, Kissinger advocated for strong ...

Apr 21, 2011

The Libyan 'wedge' in NATO

The desire to “do something” about the situation in Libya drove the United Nations Security Council to authorize use of all possible measures — diplomatic language for military force — to protect civilian populations in that troubled country. The consensus behind that vote quickly ...