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Henry Kissinger, dominant U.S. diplomat of Cold War era, dies aged 100

Henry Kissinger, dominant U.S. diplomat of Cold War era, dies aged 100

HENRY Kissinger, the dominant U.S. diplomat of the Cold War era who helped Washington open up to China, forge arms control deals with the Soviet Union and end the Vietnam War but who was reviled by critics over human rights, has died at the age of 100. Kissinger, a German-born Jewish refugee whose career took him from academia to diplomacy and who remained an active voice in foreign policy into his later years, died at his home in Connecticut on Wednesday, his geopolitical consulting firm, Kissinger Associates Inc., said. Kissinger was at the height of his powers during the 1970s…
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