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When the US helped kill democracy in Chile
Latin America

When the US helped kill democracy in Chile

50 years after a coup swept Augusto Pinochet into power, Washington’s role in the attack has come into focus.


Sino-US engagement was never 'normal,' but it wasn't a failure either

Nixon's detente with Beijing 50 years ago, despite lurches between optimism and hostility over the decades, is not unredeemable.


Chas Freeman on Nixon, China, and 'the week that changed the world'

Video: The young foreign service officer was the interpreter for the president on that trip 50 years ago, and had a front row seat to history.