Foreign Policy Magazine named Henry Kissinger one of the "Top 100 Global Thinkers" for a "Half-Century Ruling the U.S. Foreign Policy Community." World-renowned for his unparalleled skills in the art of diplomacy, Dr. Kissinger is one of the shrewdest, best-informed and most articulate figures ever to occupy a position in Washington. A vital presence in international and national politics, Dr. Kissinger understands firsthand the delicate balance of world power and America’s influence.
Remarks by Dr. Henry Kissinger
Dr. Kissinger expertly shares lessons from his experiences with some of the most important foreign policy leaders of our time, as well as his current experience as an international corporate consultant, to advance our understanding of international relations and the resulting impact on our domestic economy and security.
Unparalleled in the Art of Diplomacy
Dr. Henry Kissinger is America’s first name in geopolitical opinion and arguably one of the most brilliant minds ever placed at the service of American foreign policy. His extraordinary achievements include serving as Secretary of State under Presidents Nixon and Ford and as National Security Advisor for six years. In these capacities, Dr. Kissinger was a key negotiator for the withdrawal of American forces from Vietnam, for which he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
International Corporate Consultant
At present, Dr. Kissinger is Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an international consulting firm that has represented some of the world's most powerful multinational corporations. He also publishes numerous articles on United States foreign policy, international affairs and diplomatic history. His column, syndicated by Tribune Media Services, appears in leading U.S. newspapers and in over 40 foreign countries.
Challenges in the 21st Century
Dr. Kissinger tours the world describing how America should relate to various regions and countries. Having spent much of the 1970s and 1980s in or near the corridors of power, practicing realpolitik at the State Department and National Security Council, Dr. Kissinger presents his own analysis of the special challenges the U.S. faces in the new century.