The Wall Street Journal: Carter-era national-security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dead at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national-security adviser to President Jimmy Carter who helped broker the Camp David peace accords between Israel and Egypt, worked to normalize relations with China and launched controversial efforts by the U.S. to arm Islamic fighters battling the Soviet Union in Afghanistan, has died. He was 89 years old.

His death was announced on social media Friday night by his daughter, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski.

My father passed away peacefully tonight. He was known to his friends as Zbig, to his… https://t.co/LU7X7kzjTH

— Mika Brzezinski (@morningmika) May 27, 2017

Brzezinski, known to his friends as “Zbig,” was considered for decades a leading expert on international affairs.

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