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New foreword by Ariel Dorfman A devastating indictment of a man whose ambition and ruthlessness have directly resulted in both individual murders and widespread, indiscriminate slaughter. Drawing on first-hand testimony, previously unpublished documentation and broad sweeps through material released under the Freedom of Information Act, Christopher Hitchens mounts a devastating indictment of a man whose ambition and ruthlessness have directly resulted in both individual murders and widespread, indiscriminate slaughter. ¿Hitchens is a brilliant polemicist and a tireless reporter. Both sets of…mehr

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New foreword by Ariel Dorfman A devastating indictment of a man whose ambition and ruthlessness have directly resulted in both individual murders and widespread, indiscriminate slaughter. Drawing on first-hand testimony, previously unpublished documentation and broad sweeps through material released under the Freedom of Information Act, Christopher Hitchens mounts a devastating indictment of a man whose ambition and ruthlessness have directly resulted in both individual murders and widespread, indiscriminate slaughter. ¿Hitchens is a brilliant polemicist and a tireless reporter. Both sets of skills are on display throughout this book as he presents damning documentary evidence against Kissinger in case after case.¿ -San Francisco Chronicle "I find it contemptible." - Henry Kissinger
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CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and a visiting professor of liberal studies at the New School. He regularly writes for the Atlantic Monthly and Slate, and is the author of numerous books, including the international bestseller and National Book Award nominee, god is not Great, and the New York Times bestselling memoir, Hitch-22. Born in Portsmouth, England, Hitchens was educated at the Leys School, Cambridge, and Balliol College, Oxford, where he read Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. From 1971-1981, he worked in Britain for the Times; the Times Higher Education Supplement; the New Statesman; London Weekend Television; and as chief foreign correspondent for the Daily Express. In 1981, he emigrated to the United States, where from 1982-2002 he wrote a legendary column called the 'Minority Report' for The Nation. Since 1992, he has been columnist and contributing editor at Vanity Fair and, at different times, Washington editor and columnist for Harper's magazine, American columnist and correspondent for the Spectator, the New Statesman, the Times Literary Supplement, Sunday Today, and the Sunday Correspondent. As foreign correspondent and travel writer, he has written from more than sixty countries on all five continents. Christopher Hitchens died on Thursday, December 15th, 2011. He was 62.