How Can Anyone Defend Kissinger Now?

December 13, 2010

Update: Kissinger tells JTA: Take remark on gas chambers in context

Update by Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic. December 14
ADL: Kissinger's Vile Words Means Nothing

The Nixon tapes remind us what a vile creature Henry Kissinger is.
By Christopher Hitchens

"Over the last few weeks, this modest little column of mine has been acquiring an almost eerie prescience and potency."

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Author Christopher Hitchens in conversation

On his Jewish grandmother, his atheism, his writing—and facing his own mortality
by Noah Richler

"I don’t think someone is religious unless they have faith in what St. Paul calls the evidence of things not seen—in other words, the supernatural or supervising deity, presence, force who requires and expects certain kinds of propitiation. If that’s not in your mind, then I don’t think you’re really a religious person at all."

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Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir