This week, we’ve been bringing you the reflections of some of our guests over the last 6 months about how the events of September 11th changed them. Former Sec. of State Henry Kissinger was on the show in May, and after our conversation with him on the air, we asked him about how 9/11 has changed the world order.
Forty years ago this week, President Nixon sent Henry Kissinger, former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Adviser, on the first of two secret trips to China to re-establish contact. Kissinger is now most recently the author of On China and discusses his new book examining Chinese foreign policy.
Dr. Henry Kissinger discusses China, a country he has known intimately for decades, and whose modern relations with the West he helped shape. In On China, he draws on historical records as well as his conversations with Chinese leaders over the past 40 years to examine how China has approached diplomacy, strategy, and negotiation throughout its history, and reflects on the consequences for the global balance of power in the 21st century.
In this WNYC broadcast from 1958, a young Henry Kissinger discusses ways to correct the United States' loss of stature in the international community.
Dr. Henry Kissinger served as U.S. Secretary of State from 1973 to 1977. He discusses his work as the first American diplomat to enter China in 1971 after 25 years of little contact. Kissinger worked to build bilateral relations between the two countries. His new book "On China" looks at the past, present and future of a nation that is still a mystery to many of us.
Over three decades have passed since Henry Kissinger served as Secretary of State for the Richard Nixon, and then Gerald Ford, and his advice is still sought and respected by politicians and world leaders. In the third installment of our interview with him, he shares his thoughts on the Arab spring, Israel and Palestine, and how President Obama is handling all of this.
China has existed as an independent state for close to 4,000 years. After a decline in the 20th Century, the large nation has risen to the ranks of a global superpower in recent decades, replacing the USSR as U.S. rival; but it has also been a partner. Many would argue that Dr. Henry Kissinger is the man to thank for China's current relationship with the West, and particularly the U.S. He joins us for more on that subject and his new book "On China," and also admits to mistakes in strategy by the Nixon Administration on the war in Vietnam.
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