Former US secretary of state Alexander Haig deadFebruary 20th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (DPA) Alexander Haig, a former NATO commander and a top official in three Republican administrations, died Saturday, Fox News reported, citing Haig’s family.
Haig, 85, had been hospitalised for nearly a month in Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, from complications related to an infection.
Haig served in the administrations of presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan, and was also supreme allied commander of NATO forces in Europe during the late 1970s. He was White House chief of staff when Nixon resigned over the Watergate scandal and served as secretary of state under Reagan.
Haig served in the US military in Japan starting in 1947, and later served on General Douglas MacArthur’s staff in Japan during the 1950-53 Korean War.
- Top Presidential Adviser Alxeander Haig Hospitalized - Feb 19, 2010
- US President Barack Obama mourns Alexander Haig's death - Feb 21, 2010
- Alexander Haig Passes Away At 85 - Feb 21, 2010
- Reagan's Secretary of State Alexander Haig dies - Feb 20, 2010
- Obama, Hillary Clinton again top most admired list - Dec 28, 2011
- Former U.S. Secretary of State, White House Chief of Staff Haig hospitalized - Feb 19, 2010
- Pilot says mom, passengers hear 'bomb' - Feb 27, 2012
- Obama names two more Indian-Americans to key posts - Mar 30, 2011
- Nancy Reagan was "de facto chief of staff" throughout Ronald's stint at White House - Feb 02, 2011
- Former US first lady Betty Ford dead - Jul 09, 2011
- How becoming the President of America is the gateway to a fortune - Feb 23, 2011
- Book says Richard Nixon had gay liaison with banker - Dec 29, 2011
- Douglas to play former US president? - Aug 31, 2012
- 'Reagan's place in history as a tax cutter nothing more than false mythology' - Feb 05, 2011
- Michael Reagan Refutes Brother's Claim That His Father Had Alzheimer - Jan 18, 2011
Tags: alexander haig, baltimore maryland, chief of staff, dpa, former nato commander, former us secretary of state, fox news, general douglas macarthur, gerald ford, johns hopkins hospital, korean war, nato forces, republican administrations, richard nixon, ronald reagan, supreme allied commander, us secretary of state, watergate, watergate scandal, white house chief of staff