Henry Kissinger sits in his home office in Kent, Conn., surrounded by acres of books. Though just one year shy of his 100th birthday, the Nobel Prize winner and former secretary of state said he feels the same awe he experienced when he was 15 and his Jewish family fled Germany for New York during World War II.
Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff is the anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour. She has covered politics and other news for five decades at NBC, CNN and PBS.
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Henry Kissinger, the 98-year-old, Nobel-Peace-Prize-winning, Monty Python-inspiring, former U.S. Secretary of State, believes that, perhaps more than any time since the Age of Enlightenment, the world is entering a period of disruption that needs thoughtful leaders. And the internet is not helping to produce them. In his new (and 19th)...
Christopher Hitchens once called Henry Kissinger a “stupendous liar with a remarkable memory”. Leaving judgment aside on the first part of that description, at 99 Kissinger seems set on proving Hitchens right on the second. While many people who make it to that age struggle to recall their...
Kissinger says that a society with unbridgeable divisions either collapses or transcends them.
Democracy or not, if this conflict goes on much longer, Ukraine runs the imminent risk of becoming irredeemably dysfunctional once it comes to an end. War is not like a Hollywood movie where the good guy always wins in the end. Civilization is coeval with conflict, not its Manichean opposite. In world politics, there is no apodictic solution to the problem of justice or the sempiternity of upheaval. Disorder cannot be transcended because human nature is not pliable like Play-Doh: we have deceived ourselves into confusing humanity’s indisputable technological progress with the illusion of our moral progression. Only in periods of history in which sophistry is mistaken for prudence and deliberation is permitted to atrophy into wishful thinking can there be a failure to understand that the teachings of thinkers like Thucydides and Machiavelli describe and explain the ways of the world better than any chiliastic alternative.
Ukraine's first lady dismissed giving up territory to Russia to end the war, a suggestion by Henry Kissinger that outraged the country
Olena Zelenska said conceding land wouldn't lead to a peace agreement because Putin wouldn't stop there.
It's easy to understand why Kissinger's remarks produced such scorn.
Zelenskyy slams Henry Kissinger for emerging 'from the deep past' to suggest Ukraine cede territory to Russia
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, 98, suggested that Ukraine should let Russia control Crimea and the Donbas in exchange for peace.
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