He aspired to be the next Henry Kissinger. Instead, he became embroiled in the Iran-Contra scandal.
But Ukraine’s plight haunted her final days.
Russia loses a passionate voice against injustice.
A lifelong foe of autocrats who declared, “I do wear my patriotism on my sleeve.”
A group of influential intellectuals—and personal friends—passed away in 2021.
Dole’s Bosnia advocacy throughout the 1992-1995 war made him the most consequential Bosnia hawk in Congress.
The first Black secretary of state and the youngest chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Powell died of complications from COVID-19.
A tribute to Gail Omvedt, a white American sociologist who left Dalits in mourning.
His thinking on arms control proved prescient—but the howls reverberate to this day.
The two-time defense secretary’s hubris helped shape twin quagmires for U.S. forces.
Reagan’s top diplomat ended the Cold War and reshaped the world.
The Argentine legend is remembered both for his on-field prowess and his off-field political activism, especially in Latin America.
The Nobel Peace Laureate helped bring nearly three decades of bloodshed in Northern Ireland to an end. But reconciliation between the country’s communities remains unrealized.