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Kissinger: Balfour Declaration Represented ‘Hope for Mankind’

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has described the 1917 issuance of the Balfour Declaration — in which Britain promised the Jewish people a “national home” in Palestine — as an event of global historical importance.

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Nikki Haley: Trump ‘Has Grounds’ to Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says President Donald Trump is both justified and has the authority to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal should the commander in chief decide not to re-certify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) late next month.

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Kissinger: End of Islamic State Could Lead To ‘Iranian Radical Empire’

TEL AVIV – If the Islamic State are destroyed, the situation in the Middle East could end up being even more dire with the emergence of a contingent “Iranian radical empire” in its wake, former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger warned in an article published by CapX this week.

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Chinese Media Panic over Trump as Xi Vows Cooperation in Chat with Kissinger

The Chinese government appears to be adopting a two-sided diplomatic approach to incoming U.S. President Donald Trump, with President Xi Jinping and his Foreign Ministry issuing moderated, friendly comments about Trump. China’s propaganda newspapers, however, seethe at the President-elect’s defiant moves against the Asian power.

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Kissinger: Trump Has ‘No Baggage’ or Obligation to Any Group

Sunday on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” Presidents Richard Nixon and President Gerald Ford’s former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said President-elect Donald Trump is “unique” among presidents in the fact that “he has absolutely no baggage. He has no obligation

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Virgil: How a Newly Elected Republican President Can Gain 17 Points in His Re-Election Campaign

In earlier installments, we examined the 2016 elections and their impact on the Democrats. We have also pondered the likely contours of the 2018 midterm elections and how Republicans might think about solidifying their Congressional majority. Now, we will look through the prism of history at the 2020 presidential election by studying Richard Nixon’s presidency.

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Kissinger: Iran Domination Attempts Biggest Threat to Mideast

The biggest challenge facing the Middle East is the “potential domination of the region by an Iran that is both imperial and jihadist,” former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said at a New York City gathering on Thursday.

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Foreign Policy Elites Struggle to Overcome Trump’s Rejection

In his first major foreign policy address and on the stump, Donald Trump’s message for America’s foreign policy establishment is a slightly more diplomatically worded version of his signature line from The Apprentice: “You’re fired!”

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Susan Sarandon: Donald Trump Might Be Better Than Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders backer Susan Sarandon is not sure she could bring herself to vote for Hillary Clinton if the Vermont senator fails to win the Democratic Party’s nomination — and besides, she says, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump may be the better

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Moderator at Democrat Debate on Live Mic: ‘Oh God’

A PBS moderator at Thursday night’s Democratic debate in Milwaukee was apparently caught on a live mic sighing, “Oh, God,” as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) began an answer on foreign policy by referring to the Vietnam War.

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State Dept’s Marie Harf Fights with Family Friend for Posting Critical Article on Facebook

Last week, legendary former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George P. Shultz wrote a scathing Wall Street Journal op-ed critical of the Obama Administration’s nuclear dealmaking with Iran. The Obama State Department has responded, not with criticisms of the detailed argument in the piece, but by dismissing it as “a lot of big words and big thoughts.”

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International Relations Scholars: Kerry Least Effective Secretary of State in Half a Century

Nobody puts the SoS in Secretary of State quite like John Kerry, who has overseen the rout of American influence and prestige in every corner of the globe, managing the neat trick of making Hillary Clinton look relatively consequential, or at least harmless. Kerry has finally been given the recognition he deserves by foreign policy scholars, who named him the least effective SecState of the past 50 years.