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Alexander Haig

Wherever he served, he made a difference. That is the compliment Al Haig, who died on Feb. 20 at age 85, would have most appreciated. Service was his purpose...

Why Is This Man Running?

This is the last in a series of profiles published over the past year in which TIME has explored the backgrounds, personalities and political outlooks of the...

A Quixotic Four-Star Foray

Alexander Haig commanded U.S. troops in Korea and Viet Nam, but perhaps his toughest tests under fire came as Richard Nixon's last White House chief of staff and...

Legacy of a Two-Fisted Loser

One verdict: a Kissinger without the grand design The luncheon meeting of the National Security Council at the White House last Friday seemed fairly routine...

Middle East: The Time Is Now - If Ever

Hoping for an autonomy agreement, Haig joins the talks For several weeks, the Reagan Administration has been considering the appointment of a new special...

Nation: The Watergate Role

Tough but ethical, or shabby and shady? When Alexander Haig replaced H.R. ("Bob") Haldeman as President Nixon's Chief of Staff in May 1973, the Administration...

More Kirkpatrick Woes

Secretary of State Alexander Haig and U.N. Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick long feuded over the basic question of whether and when to side with the British in the...

The Presidency: Old Soldier, New Policy

In the body of diplomatic legend that Alexander Haig encountered when he became Secretary of State was the story that France's ex-President Valéry Giscard...

The Vicar Goes Abroad

Short on policy but long on style, Haig tries to rally our allies The true measure of my effectiveness is going to be what we accomplish. When the report card...

Man Without a Country

Haig ousts an envoy who spoke up once too often When Israeli planes bombed Beirut last month, Secretary of State Alexander Haig was publicly criticized for...

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