Henry Kissinger

WikiLeaks Publishes 1.7M U.S. Records

Now we know what Julian Assange has been up to while holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. WikiLeaks has published more than 1.7 million U.S. diplomatic records, many written by Henry Kissinger in the '70s.

February 23, 1975 - Not Bathing In The Same Water Twice.

February 23, 1975 - calls to send Military aid to South Vietnam. Kissinger returns from Middle East "hopeful". Ethiopia ask U.S. for arms against militants in Eritrea province. Judge Sirica hands down sentences for Watergate figures. New tensions in Cyprus. Outlawed strikes in Spain go on anyway. Persian Gulf region under scrutiny for continued arms sales. Another lovely day in the neighborhood.

The New GOP: The Party Of Ted Nugent

The recent war over the federal budget and debt ceiling were simply the latest in a long line of skirmishes where Democrats - the self-described practitioners of "good faith" and seekers of compromise - found themselves in a pitched policy

August 16, 1975 - Shuttle Diplomacy And A Rise In Expectations.

News of the week for the week ending August 16, 1975. Henry Kissinger back and forth in an attempt to get movement on a Middle East Peace Accord. Ford threatens veto of Oil Price Controls. Investigation on Chilean overthrow and Allende death. Golf big past time at White House.

May 24, 1976 "I Can't File - I Can't Type".

News of the day for May 24, 1976 - The Wayne Hays - Elizabeth Ray scandal breaks on Capitol Hill. The SST begins flights to U.S. - Relations between Sweden and the U.S. get back to normal. Fighting continues in Beirut and U.S. Steel threatens to pull up stakes and move from Pittsburgh to Texas.