Category Archives: Realpolitik

Mutually Agreeable Explanations

There was Henry Kissinger’s involvement in the 1973 overthrow of Salvador Allende in Chile, and his role in the Greek junta’s attempt in 1974 to assassinate Archbishop Makarios, the president of Cyprus, and his support of the Indonesian invasion of … Continue reading

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The Coup Disguised as a Popular Uprising or the Other Way Around

Canada Day is the first day of July every year, and we have our Fourth of July, and of course the French have Bastille Day in the middle of the month. July is a good enough month to start a … Continue reading

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In Transit

We’re old now. After the amazing sixties ended – graduation in the last June of the decade, with the Beatles calling it off, with Richard Nixon in the White House, with Henry Kissinger at his side – adulthood began, such … Continue reading

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