Kissinger's Irish View

Pic of Day: Vietnam and the Cold War were top of Henry Kissinger's docket when he worked for President Nixon. Kissinger accompanied Nixon on the latter's roots-finding trip to Ireland in October, 1970. In his memoir, "White House Years," Kissinger wrote that the Irish visit had "no great international significance, except that Ireland had not been been totally passive in international affairs. It has served, and can in the future, as a constructive and reliable neutral." The former Secretary of State is pictured arriving at Government Building in Dublin in 1999 for a meeting with then taoiseach Bertie Ahern. file photo.

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