Kissinger on Kissinger by Winston Lord audiobook

Kissinger on Kissinger: Reflections on Diplomacy, Grand Strategy, and Leadership

By Winston Lord
Introduction by Henry Kissinger
Read by Nicholas Hormann

Macmillan Audio 9781250219442
4.42 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781250223548

In a series of riveting interviews, America's senior statesman discusses the challenges of directing foreign policy during times of great global tension. As National Security Advisor to Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger transformed America's approach to diplomacy with China, the USSR, Vietnam, and the Middle East, laying the foundations for geopolitics as we know them today. Nearly fifty years later, escalating tensions between the US, China, and Russia are threatening a swift return to the same diplomatic game of tug-of-war that Kissinger played so masterfully. Kissinger on Kissinger is a series of faithfully transcribed interviews conducted by the elder statesman's longtime associate, Winston Lord, which captures Kissinger's thoughts on the specific challenges that he faced during his tenure as NSA, his general advice on leadership and international relations, and stunning portraits of the larger-than-life world leaders of the era. The result is a frank and well-informed overview of US foreign policy in the first half of the 70s—essential listening for anyone hoping to understand tomorrow's global challenges.

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Summary

Summary

In a series of riveting interviews, America's senior statesman discusses the challenges of directing foreign policy during times of great global tension.

As National Security Advisor to Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger transformed America's approach to diplomacy with China, the USSR, Vietnam, and the Middle East, laying the foundations for geopolitics as we know them today.

Nearly fifty years later, escalating tensions between the US, China, and Russia are threatening a swift return to the same diplomatic game of tug-of-war that Kissinger played so masterfully. Kissinger on Kissinger is a series of faithfully transcribed interviews conducted by the elder statesman's longtime associate, Winston Lord, which captures Kissinger's thoughts on the specific challenges that he faced during his tenure as NSA, his general advice on leadership and international relations, and stunning portraits of the larger-than-life world leaders of the era. The result is a frank and well-informed overview of US foreign policy in the first half of the 70s—essential listening for anyone hoping to understand tomorrow's global challenges.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A brilliant, timely, and invigorating book…Kissinger offers profound analysis and razor-sharp recollections.” Walter S. Isaacson, author of Kissinger: A Biography

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Author

Author Bio: Winston Lord

Author Bio: Winston Lord

Winston Lord was Henry Kissinger’s Special Assistant in the Nixon administration. He has also served as Ambassador to China, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Assistant Secretary of State. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea.

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Author Bio: Henry Kissinger

Author Bio: Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger served as national security advisor and then secretary of state under Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He received the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Medal of Liberty, among other awards.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Political Science
Runtime: 4.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English