Henry Kissinger

The master of realpolitik is much misunderstood

Henry Kissinger was often compared to Machiavelli but Niall Ferguson shows he was, at heart, an idealist

Critics like to think that neoconservative ideas lie buried in the sands of Iraq. But neocons are still in the mainstream of US politics

The US’s new Secretary of Defence should behave a little less like his Prussian near namesake and avoid hero-worshipping foreign military prowess