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Biden goes to Chinaupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 22:44:00

Vice President Joe Biden arrives in China for talks on economic matters. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

End the war and bring home the troopsupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 09:22:00

President Barack Obama's decision to begin military withdrawals from Afghanistan is welcome, but the scale of the withdrawal is insufficient.

Kissinger: China poses 'big challenge' for U.S.updated: Sun Jun 12 2011 20:02:00

Given China's increasing power and economic security, dealing with the Communist nation poses a "big challenge" for the United States, former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said Sunday.

Blatter tips Henry Kissinger for role on FIFA 'Solutions Committee'updated: Thu Jun 02 2011 17:22:00

FIFA president Sepp Blatter could turn to former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger to help clean up soccer's world governing body.

CNNMoney: Kissinger throws cold water on Mideast optimismupdated: Fri Mar 11 2011 08:36:00

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger delivered a sobering analysis on the unrest sweeping across the Middle East Thursday, telling leading energy industry experts that the recent protests may not pan out as smoothly as some hope.

Fortune: Obama's (Republican) man in Beijingupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 06:56:00

Jon Huntsman Jr., 50, should have been safely ensconced for a second term in the Utah governor's mansion, enjoying his popularity with the state's voters and weighing his 2012 prospects as a GOP presidential nominee. Instead President Barack Obama astutely took a well-financed potential opponent out of the running by tapping him as U.S. ambassador to China. Now Huntsman, on the job nearly a year, is at the center of America's most important, delicate, and fraught economic relationship in the world.

It won't be easy to restore trust between U.S. and Israelupdated: Wed Mar 17 2010 10:25:00

The current flap over Israeli settlement construction in East Jerusalem is a real humdinger, but it isn't the worst moment in the history of U.S.-Israeli relations.

Henry Kissinger released from South Korea hospitalupdated: Sun Mar 14 2010 01:42:00

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was discharged from a hospital in Seoul on Sunday after being treated for a stomach virus.

Kissinger admitted to South Korean hospitalupdated: Sat Mar 13 2010 08:51:00

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was admitted to a hospital in Seoul, South Korea, on Saturday with a stomach virus, a doctor told CNN.

The politics of filling the EU's top jobsupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 12:41:00

Is the new "Mr. Europe" -- the President of the European Council -- to be Tony Blair, the perma-tanned political jet-setter with half a dozen jobs already or Herman van Rompuy, a poetry-writing Belgian who would scarcely be recognized in his local supermarket?

Zakaria: North Korea tests are old news, new challengesupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 21:25:00

North Korea has test-fired a short-range missile off the country's east coast, a South Korean military source said Friday.

U.S., Russian officials to discuss new nuclear treatyupdated: Tue May 19 2009 17:00:00

Russian and U.S officials are meeting Wednesday and Thursday in Moscow to discuss a replacement pact for the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty I, which is expiring in December.

Commentary: 10 rules for winning a debateupdated: Wed Oct 01 2008 14:10:00

I have been involved in most of the presidential and vice presidential debates over the past 20 years.

Candidates debate Iranupdated: Sat Sep 27 2008 17:23:00

John McCain and Barack Obama debate dealing with Iran.

Kissinger defends McCain on structuring Iranian talksupdated: Sat Sep 27 2008 17:23:00

After Friday night's presidential debate, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger defended Sen. John McCain's attack against Sen. Barack Obama for Obama's willingness to meet with the Iranian president "without precondition."

Time.com: In Search of Sarah Palinupdated: Sat Sep 27 2008 14:00:00

The McCain campaign has squirreled Sarah Palin away from the press -- a clear vote of no-confidence that does no service to the candidate, to women or to voters

Time.com: Grading the First Presidential Debateupdated: Fri Sep 26 2008 22:00:00

On a night that the Democratic nominee had to show he could stand toe to toe with John McCain, Barack Obama confidently passed the test. Mark Halperin rates the two candidates' performances.

Palin meets with world leaders ahead of VP debateupdated: Tue Sep 23 2008 22:28:00

Before heading out for a trio of well-publicized meetings with foreign dignitaries Tuesday, Sarah Palin received a briefing from the director of national security, Adm. Michael McConnell.

Palin's foreign policy testupdated: Tue Sep 23 2008 22:28:00

Gov. Sarah Palin meets with foreign leaders as her campaign tries to keep out reporters. CNN's Ed Henry has the story.

Ex-secretaries of state share advice for next presidentupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 18:11:00

Five former secretaries of state from both parties Monday discussed how they would advise the next president on a wide range of foreign policy, including relations with Russia, Iran and the Middle East.

People.com: Elisabeth Hasselbeck Rocks the Republican Conventionupdated: Fri Sep 05 2008 16:57:00

The View co-host meets delegates and designs McCain T-shirts

Time.com: Beijing's Dinners and Revolutionsupdated: Sun Aug 10 2008 16:00:00

At high-powered dinners, China's old establishment and its successors break bread with their Western counterparts

Time.com: Jesse Helms: Stubborn on the Rightupdated: Fri Jul 04 2008 14:00:00

The former senator, dead at 86, was a voice of conservative dissent, but his campaigning skills were formidable

The main players at Davosupdated: Thu Jan 17 2008 06:42:00

With over 200 public figures attending this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, the Swiss town is set to be a real-life who's who of international statesmen and politicians. Below we've profile a few of this year's big hitters.

President Schwarzenegger -- a potential blockbusterupdated: Mon Jan 15 2007 15:24:00

President Schwarzenegger -- how does that sound?

Highlights from the world's pressupdated: Fri Nov 24 2006 05:29:00

The assassination of Lebanese cabinet minister Pierre Gemayel and its ramifications for Middle East politics continues to dominate the editorial pages of many major world papers. The Guardian in the UK says Gemayal's murder is "a brutal gesture of contempt for the hundreds of thousands who took to the streets after the murder of Rafiq Hariri last year, and seemed to have taken control of Lebanon."

Greenfield: A break from your regularly scheduled scandalupdated: Mon Oct 09 2006 14:49:00

So, one of the most secretive and repressive nations on Earth has tested a nuclear device: the "real" question, obviously, is not what this means for the peace of the world, but whether it pushes the Mark Foley scandal to the political sidelines. So let's ask: When does an unexpected news event change the subject?

Jill Carroll: Captivity turns to desperationupdated: Wed Aug 23 2006 17:16:00

Abu Qarrar was young, rotund, and seemed new to the mujahedeen lifestyle. He hadn't memorized much of the Quran, unlike his more senior counterparts. He sometimes sneaked glances at the women on the music-video channels when he thought no one was looking.

Ivins: Wow! Some real diplomacy!updated: Thu Jun 08 2006 16:57:00

It occasionally occurs to me that if I could understand the Bush administration's foreign policy, I might like it. After months of threatening Iran with everything up to and including nuclear war, we are now full of Sweet Reason and offering to have diplomatic talks with the very people we have been denouncing as Beyond Vile.

Tyrrell: The 'stature' gapupdated: Thu Apr 06 2006 17:22:00

Reportedly, following the replacement of Andy Card as White House Chief of Staff by Joshua Bolten more changes of Administration personnel are expected. Also there are the sudden openings at the White House, namely the vacancy Bolten leaves at the Office of Management and Budget and the need to replace Claude Allen as domestic policy adviser. The problem the president and his staff have is finding replacements with "stature." That is the word used in the media, "stature."

If we don't (blank), then the terrorists will have wonupdated: Mon Dec 26 2005 14:43:00

After the national nightmare of September 11, 2001, those urging their fellow Americans to pursue a particular activity or to support a particular public policy -- whether drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or outlawing civil unions between gay Americans, or buying a new car -- would often argue that their fellow Americans' unwillingness or refusal would force the world to conclude: "... then the terrorists have won!"

New Nixon documents detail talks of Vietnam, other issuesupdated: Thu Nov 17 2005 03:16:00

About 50,000 newly released pages of documents from the Nixon administration primarily address the war in Vietnam but also deal with topics including the Supreme Court nomination of William Rehnquist, the pardon of union leader Jimmy Hoffa and efforts by Ross Perot to help prisoners in Vietnam.

CNNMoney: US tells China: Revalue yuan by 10%updated: Sun May 22 2005 23:00:00

The U.S. Treasury has told China that it must revalue its currency by at least 10% against the dollar to prevent protectionist legislation in the U.S. congress, the Financial Times reported in its international edition Tuesday.

Hagel 'troubled' by Bolton allegationsupdated: Mon Apr 18 2005 07:42:00

A leading Republican senator said Sunday that President Bush's pick for U.N. ambassador has his vote "at this point," but added that he was troubled by criticism of the nominee.

Cohen: Heart bypass surgery commonupdated: Fri Sep 03 2004 12:59:00

Former President Clinton will undergo heart bypass surgery as early as Saturday, sources said. Clinton, 58, was undergoing tests for chest discomfort Friday at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Clash of the titansupdated: Mon Jun 28 2004 16:26:00

With the transfer of power in Iraq now a done deal, the question arises: When should U.S. troops pull out? Two former presidential advisers strongly disagree on possible exit strategies, using comparisons to the Vietnam War as a reference point.

CNNMoney: Getting in on Googleupdated: Fri Apr 30 2004 12:02:00

Want to make money off of Google's $2.7 billion initial public offering? Well, join the masses.

Fortune: It's Armageddon: Who's In Charge Here?updated: Mon Feb 09 2004 00:01:00

It is Jan. 20, 2005. A suitcase nuclear bomb explodes on the National Mall during an Inaugural ceremony. The incoming President and Vice President, the incoming cabinet (none yet sworn in), the ent...

White House backs 9/11 commission's plea for more timeupdated: Wed Feb 04 2004 15:47:00

After resisting the idea for months, the White House announced Wednesday its support for a request from the commission investigating the September 11, 2001 attacks for more time to complete its work.

Fortune: Is Donaldson the Best Man for the SEC? Despite a glossy resume, William Donaldson's unimpressive track record updated: Mon Feb 17 2003 00:01:00

When President Bush announced last December that William Donaldson was his choice to replace Harvey Pitt as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the reaction was generally positive. ...

Money Magazine: Does Europe Laugh Last?updated: Sun Sep 01 2002 00:01:00

Americans living in Europe quickly learn that every Tom, Didier and Helmut has an ax to grind about the world's last superpower. "What do you think of this Henry Kissinger?" demanded my wife's Lond...

Fortune: Mayor Mogul Mike Bloomberg wants to be New York City's CEO. Too bad he's only mayor.updated: Mon Apr 01 2002 00:01:00

He sits at half a desk in a room filled with desks, the desks crowded with crisp white shirts, the white shirts stuffed with senior officials, all of them chattering and clattering and on occasion ...

Fortune: Breaking Down The Wallupdated: Mon Nov 08 1999 00:01:00

At the end of September, FORTUNE hosted the most successful global CEO conference in our history. Past meetings in Singapore, Barcelona, Bangkok, and Budapest have drawn good crowds. But this year'...

Fortune: THE BAD BOSS GETS A NEW LIFE HERE'S ONE CONSEQUENCE OF DOWNSIZING YOU MAY HAVE OVERLOOKED: THE NEED TO TRIM HAS updated: Mon May 27 1996 00:01:00

Got a bad boss? Just imagine working for Henry Ford. When he wanted to fire a loyal officer, Ford is said to have had every stick of furniture moved out of his office; sometimes he ordered it all c...

Fortune: STRETCH GOALS: THE DARK SIDE OF ASKING FOR MIRACLESupdated: Mon Nov 13 1995 00:01:00

Steve Kerr is the "chief learning officer" of General Electric, a company known for its executive development programs. An expert in reward and measurement systems, Kerr has long focused on matchin...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THIS updated: Mon Nov 14 1994 00:01:00

-- Henry Kissinger, 71, ex-Secretary of State, speaking to the Economic Club of New York, on political prospects in the former Soviet Union: "In 500 years, no Russian leader has ever left office vo...

Fortune: Things go better with Coke -- just ask McDonald's updated: Mon Oct 17 1994 00:01:00

Talk about corporate love affairs. Ask McDonald's CEO Mike Quinlan about his company's relationship with Coca-Cola Co., and his eyes light up. "Just wonderful," he gushes. "They are our partner." E...

Fortune: WHERE LEADERS COME FROM If our age seems lacking in leadership, take heart. Warren Bennis says leaders aren't born, they're madeupdated: Mon Sep 19 1994 00:01:00

Half a dozen CEOs of major global corporations -- men from the worlds of autos, banking, oil, railroads, electronics -- met privately in Chicago not long ago to assess the future of world business....

Fortune: HENRY KISSINGER: STATESMAN AND MANAGER A lively new biography goes beyond kiss and tell to measure the achievements of America'supdated: Mon Oct 05 1992 00:01:00

Few American public figures have been as celebrated during their time in office as Henry Kissinger, who came to Washington in 1969 a highly regarded but relatively unknown Harvard professor and lef...

Fortune: FROM WALL STREET TO BUDAPESTupdated: Mon Dec 02 1991 00:01:00

John Whitehead, 69, is accustomed to managing Big Money for Very Important People. Since 1989, five years after he left as co-chairman of investment bank Goldman Sachs and shortly after retiring fr...

Fortune: WHO'S HOT -- AND WHO'S NOT -- ON THE RUBBER-CHICKEN CIRCUITupdated: Mon Dec 17 1990 00:01:00

''The flash of the 1980s is gone. Corporations want speakers with substance and ethics, or at least speakers who are not tainted.'' So says Don Epstein, president of Greater Talent Network, a New Y...

Fortune: Protecting the Democrats' honor, the latest media math, more men discover sex, and other matters. PICK A NUMBERupdated: Mon Jan 01 1990 00:01:00

We begin by fastening on three thoughts about the U.S. defense budget that have lately swum into focus. (1) Owing to an outbreak of sweetness and light in the world, the budget will be cut big. (2)...

Fortune: Protection for grunts, left on the prairie, a write-down in the Soviet Union, and other matters. STEALTHY STRATEGYupdated: Mon Aug 28 1989 00:01:00

Two years ago, your correspondent had a part-time tour of duty in the Pentagon, serving as editor for a high-level group called the Commission on Integrated Long-Term Strategy (CILS). The commissio...

Fortune: MASTER HANDLER JAMES BAKER b. APRIL 28, 1930updated: Mon Jan 02 1989 00:01:00

IF EVER A MAN deserves the title of kingmaker, he is James A. Baker III, the master manager to whom George Bush most owes his status as President-elect. In less than three months, Baker, 58, chairm...

Fortune: POWER: A USER'S MANUAL Clout in Washington is convoluted, sometimes illusory, always shifting. A longtime journalist sorts it ouupdated: Mon Apr 25 1988 00:01:00

For Henry Kissinger it was the ultimate aphrodisiac. For Tacitus it was the most flagrant of all passions. For Oliver Wendell Holmes it was the only prize much cared for by the powerful. Endlessly ...

Fortune: Equine Efficiency, Nudity Prevention, Virginal Space, and Other Matters. Baby Talk About Spaceupdated: Mon Feb 01 1988 00:01:00

Nexis, as ever our guide to the prevalence of loaded phrases, reports 210 sightings of ''militarization of space'' (hereafter MOS) since 1986. Having now sampled the sightings quite extensively, we...

Fortune: Into the Desert with Kenny Rogers, Software for Sitting, Graybeards Aloft, and Other Matters. Dinner for 12updated: Mon Mar 03 1986 00:01:00

Curious, is it not, how those personal computer magazines are chockablock with ads for tax programs at this time of year, as though you need a diskette to communicate with the revenuers, and meanwh...

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