The Trial of Henry Kissinger | Christopher Hitchens

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– 2001 |

A speech given by on his book ‘' on June 28, 2001.

– Discussing the crimes of – 10 April 2001

details his research on the of . Hitchens details Kissinger's involvement in assassination, torture, and mass murder in Virtname, , , Bangladesh, and the .

Kissinger of Death

– 2001 |

Cristopher Hitchens acts as a prosecutor and presents Kissinger's involvement in a series of alleged in Vietnam, , Laos, Bangladesh, , Cyprus, and .

, a winner and former U.S. Secretary of State, has been accused of multiple , crimes against humanity, and offences against international law, including conspiracy to commit murder, kidnap, and torture.

“An international one man crime wave.”

The allegations stem from his involvement in policies that led to significant civilian casualties and human rights violations. Some of the most notorious examples include the secret bombing of and Laos, the support of military dictators and genocidal regimes, and the orchestration of the US-backed coup in . Some estimate that Kissinger was responsible for the deaths of three to four million people between 1969 and 1976. 

Despite the allegations, Kissinger remained a revered figure within U.S. foreign policy circles until his death.

Obstruction of Justice

” is a book by that examines the alleged of , the National Security Advisor and later, the U.S. Secretary of State for Presidents Richard and Gerald Ford. In the book, Hitchens acts as a prosecutor and presents Kissinger's involvement in a series of alleged in Vietnam, , Laos, Bangladesh, , Cyprus, and . Hitchens argues that Kissinger deserves prosecution “for , for crimes against humanity, and for offenses against common or customary or international law, including conspiracy to commit murder, kidnap, and torture”. The book takes the form of a prosecutorial document, as Hitchens limits his critique to such charges as he believes might stand up in an international court of law following precedents set at Nuremberg and elsewhere. The book inspired the 2002 documentary film “The Trials of ,” which was co-written by Hitchens and fellow writer/director, Alex Gibney.

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