The Trial of Henry Kissinger

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At the February 11 Democratic Debate, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton had an animated exchange on an unlikely topic: the 92-year old former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Sanders berated Clinton for saying that she appreciated the foreign policy mentoring she got from Henry Kissinger. “I happen to believe,” said Sanders, “that Henry Kissinger was one of the most destructive secretaries of state in the modern history of this country.”

Few people have left such a mark on the global geopolitical landscape as erstwhile Rockefeller protegé Henry Kissinger. Among countless other things, he is directly responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Cambodians as well as creating the conditions for the rise of Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge. He also gave the green light for Indonesia’s genocide and laid the groundwork for General Augusto Pinochet’s bloody coup d’état in Chile.

Since „officially“ leaving politics in the late ’70s, he has allegedly…

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