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HENRY KISSINGER

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in November 2018.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Dec 7, 2023
If Kissinger was serving as the U.S. secretary of state
There was no other U.S. diplomat whose reputation in Japan and China was as polar opposite as that of Henry Kissinger.
Then-U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (center) meets with Chinese Foreign Minister Chiao Kuan-Hua (left) and Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping in New York in 1974. Kissinger died last Wednesday at age 100.
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 4, 2023
Kissinger had a profound impact on Taiwan
Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger shifted Washington away from Taiwan in favor of Beijing, catalyzing the island’s diplomatic isolation.
Henry Kissinger, alongside U.S. President Richard Nixon, is sworn in as secretary of state on Sept. 22, 1973.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / FOCUS
Dec 3, 2023
'My blood boils': Kissinger's bitter legacy in Southeast Asia
In Southeast Asia, millions remember when the U.s. bombed swaths of Laos and Cambodia during the Vietnam War, an onslaught ordered by Kissinger and Nixon.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says Henry Kissinger had made "significant contributions" to peace and stability in Asia.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 30, 2023
World leaders react to the death of Henry Kissinger
Here are reactions to the death of Henry Kissinger, a controversial Nobel Peace Prize winner who left an indelible mark on foreign policy:
Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger listens to a question at the China Development Forum in Beijing in 2015.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 30, 2023
Henry Kissinger, controversial American diplomat, dies at 100
While many hailed Kissinger for his brilliance and broad experience, others branded him a war criminal for his support for anti-communist dictatorships.
Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) speaks with former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger during a meeting in Beijing last week.
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 24, 2023
China enlists old friends to translate as U.S. talks hit brick wall
Beijing is struggling to find a common diplomatic language to talk productively with Washington.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 21, 2023
White House looks forward to hearing about Kissinger's China trip
Kissinger — an architect of normalizing ties between Washington and Beijing in the 1970s — was welcomed warmly as an 'old friend' by Xi Jinping.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 21, 2022
Re-examining the basis of Kissinger’s strategic approach to China
Henry Kissinger laid the diplomatic groundwork for U.S. President Richard Nixon's historic visit to China 50 years ago, but the jury's still out on whether his appeasement policy has worked.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Nov 21, 2021
Kissinger doesn’t see China invasion of Taiwan in next decade
The former U.S. secretary of state said he it's 'perfectly possible” that China will seek to weaken the island's status, but that invasion was unlikely in the next 10 years.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Aug 17, 2018
Jared Kushner Russia policy role grew after unreported March 2016 Henry Kissinger lunch
In March 2016, as the U.S. foreign policy establishment shunned presidential candidate Donald Trump, his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, was invited to lunch for a think tank urging engagement with Russia.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Aug 14, 2017
Japan officially gave U.S. consent to bring in nuclear weapons ahead of Okinawa reversion accord: document
While a secret deal on nuclear arms had been previously acknowledged, the new document shows that Japan expressed its stance using an official diplomatic channel.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jun 30, 2017
Putin receives ex-U.S. diplomat Kissinger in Kremlin
Russian President Vladimir Putin received former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in the Kremlin on Thursday, the Kremlin said in a statement.
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 24, 2017
Brexit, Trump and a warning
In this global network age, a wisely led U.K. should not be too close and committed to America or the EU at the expense of good relations with other countries.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
May 17, 2016
Trump to meet with Kissinger: report
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to meet on Wednesday with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing three people close to Trump.
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 5, 2014
U.S.-China partnership without tears or fears
In his new book, 'World Order,' Henry Kissinger wants you to accept what he believes is the 21st reality of China in a 'partnership' with the U.S. He warns that a purely military definition of the Asian balance of power 'will shade into confrontation.'
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 15, 2013
Time for Bangladesh to heal political wounds of the past
Bangladesh's rapid economic growth is at risk because of demonstrations and widespread anger over death penalties imposed on some Muslim leaders for their part in the 1971 war for independence.

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