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Tag Archives: “Henry Kissinger and American Power: A Political Biography” Thomas Schwartz (reviewed by David Runciman in “London Review of Books”

THE LRB ON KISSINGER    PART 2

YESTERDAY, DAVID RUNCIMAN’S article in London Review of Books offered tidbits about Henry Kissinger, whose years of Realpolitik had significant influence on the world. Today’s Part 2 continues, with Kissinger … Continue reading

February 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

THE LRB ON KISSINGER   PART 1

“POLITICAL SATIRE BECAME obsolete,” Tom Lehrer quipped, “when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.”  That was years ago, 1972, though both of these guys are still around; Lehrer … Continue reading

February 10, 2021 · Leave a comment