Henry Kissinger

Jeanne Foguth's Blog

I imagine we’re all familiar with the name Henry Kissinger, and I knew he’d been involved at the highest echelons of our government for decades, so assumed he was a good person to listen to… Wikidpedia says, “served as United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. A Jewish refugee who fled Nazi Germany with his family in 1938, he became National Security Advisor in 1969 and U.S. Secretary of State in 1973. For his actions negotiating a ceasefire in Vietnam, Kissinger received the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize under controversial circumstances, with two members of the committee resigning in protest.”

Some claim that Kissinger’s secret trip to Beijing in 1971 “set the stage for a historic strategic partnership between the Chinese Communist Party and the USA”. I must admit that with the benefit of 50 years…

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