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The Trial of Henry Kissinger

The dark side of American foreign policy.

By Christopher Hitchens
13-minute read
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The Trial of Henry Kissinger by Christopher Hitchens

In The Trial of Henry Kissinger, Hitchens shows a side of Henry Kissinger few would have imagined possible. He delves into the dark side of American foreign policy and shows first-hand examples of Kissinger’s criminal activities in Vietnam, Bangladesh and East Timor, and of his human rights violations and war crimes.

  • Anyone interested in the dark side of US foreign policy
  • Anyone interested in human rights
  • Anyone interested in the twentieth-century and Cold War history

Christopher Hitchens was an English author, debater and journalist. A self-acclaimed socialist, he liked to take controversial stands on famous public figures. In his later years, he became famous for his anti-religious writing and his strong support of the Iraq War. He passed away in 2011.

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