Lunch with the FT: Henry Kissinger ‘We are in a very, very grave period’

Edward Luce | Financial Times
July 20, 2018

The grand consigliere of American diplomacy talks about Putin, the new world order — and the meaning of Trump It was not hard to entice Henry Kissinger to meet for lunch. Though he is 95, and moves very slowly, the grand consigliere of American diplomacy is keen to talk. He hops on and off planes […]

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Remarks Upon Receipt of The Alexis de Tocqueville Prize

French Senate, Paris
June 14, 2018

I am deeply touched to be introduced by my friend Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, who served as French President when I had the honor of conducting the foreign policy of the United States. Four decades ago, then-President Giscard d’Estaing was in office when the European Community crystallized its political institutions, raising issues of how to synthesize […]

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Interview with The Mail Today

The Mail Today
March 18, 2012

  According to the arch-priest of US foreign policy, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, an India pursuing a policy of “strategic autonomy” is the preferable option for the United States. He was clear that the India-US relationship “should not be conceived as a military relationship but a political and economic relationship [where] each […]

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Interview with Newsweek

Newsweek
Jan 4, 2010 (published Dec 21, 2009)

How important is the relationship between the secretary and the president?

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Henry Kissinger Interview with Der Spiegel

Der Spiegel
07/06/2009

SPIEGEL: Dr. Kissinger, 90 years ago, at the end of World War I, the Treaty of Versailles was signed. Is that an event of the past only of interest to historians or does it still shape contemporary politics? HENRY KISSINGER: The treaty has a special meaning for today’s generation of politicians, because the map of […]

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Interview for CNN’s ‘Fareed Zakaria GPS’

CNN
Sunday, June 8, 2008

ZAKARIA: Henry Kissinger is certainly the most famous, probably the most controversial, and possibly the most influential secretary of state in recent American history. He brought President Nixon to Beijing, opening up relations with what most people then called “Red China.” The Nobel Prize winner talked with America’s adversaries overseas, even while he made some […]

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Lunch with the FT: Henry Kissinger

Financial Times
May 24/25, 2008

I choose Bravo Gianni, an elegant Upper East Side restaurant, for my lunch with Henry Kissinger because it is in a quiet residential area close to his office. When I have eaten out in busier places with the former secretary of state, we have been interrupted – sometimes many times – as friends and strangers […]

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Interview with Der Spiegel

DER SPIEGEL 8/2008
February 18, 2008

  Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, 84, has thrown his support behind John McCain. SPIEGEL spoke with Kissinger about Germany's Afghanistan mission, tepid European commitment to combatting Islamist extremism and whether direct talks with Iran should go ahead. SPIEGEL: Dr. Kissinger, you have endorsed Senator John McCain as your choice for the White […]

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Interview with TIME.com

TIME.com
December 5, 2007

  Vladimir Putin's chosen successor, Dmitiri Medvedev, says he would like President Putin to stay in the Kremlin as Prime Minister. That doesn't sound much like a democratic transition. Vladimir Putin's chosen successor, Dmitiri Medvedev, says he would like President Putin to stay in the Kremlin as Prime Minister. That doesn't sound much like a […]

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Interview with The Atlantic

The Atlantic
April 18, 2007

Tell me what it was like being a young academic—or a younger academic, a youngish academic—and suddenly coming into the superheated political environment of the Nixon White House with all these powerful—

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