Putin receives ex-U.S. diplomat Kissinger in Kremlin

/ Jun 30, 2017

Putin receives ex-U.S. diplomat Kissinger in Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin received former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in the Kremlin on Thursday, the Kremlin said in a statement. It did not elaborate on what the two men discussed, saying only that Kissinger was in Russia for the Primakov Readings, an ...

/ Nov 18, 2016

Kissinger, 93, meets with Trump to offer global insights

President-elect Donald Trump took a break from recruiting a national security team Thursday to seek advice from one of the more illustrious — if controversial — officials from the past: Henry Kissinger. The 93-year-old served as secretary of state and national security adviser under Presidents ...

Trump to meet with Kissinger: report

/ May 17, 2016

Trump to meet with Kissinger: report

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to meet on Wednesday with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing three people close to Trump. The meeting in New York comes after weeks of telephone conversations between Trump, the ...

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 strong ...

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 action ...

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 ...