Diplomacy By Henry Kissinger

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Title: Diplomacy
Author: Henry Kissinger
Pages: 912
Subject: Current Affairs Political Science &  International Relations


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In this Diplomacy By Henry Kissinger controversial and monumental book arguably his most important — Henry Kissinger  illuminates just what diplomacy is. Moving from a  sweeping overview of his own interpretation of  history to personal accounts of his negotiations with world leaders, Kissinger describes the ways  in which the art of diplomacy and the balance of power have created the world we live in, and  shows how Americans, protected by the size and isolation of their country, as well as by their own  idealism and mistrust of the Old World, have sought to conduct a unique kind of foreign policy based on the way they wanted the world to be, as opposed to the way it really is.Spanning more than three centuries of history, from Cardinal Richelieu, the father of the modem state system, to the “New World Order,” in which we live, Kissinger demonstrates how modem diplomacy emerged from the trials and experiences of the balance of power of warfare and peacemaking, and why America, sometimes to its peril, refused to learn its lessons. Diplomacy By Henry Kissinger

His intimate portraits of world leaders, including de Gaulle, Nixon, Chou En-lai, Mao Tse-tung, Reagan, and Gorbachev, based on personal experience and knowledge, provide the reader with a rare window on diplomacy at the summit, together with a wealth of detailed and original observations on the secret negotiations, great events, and the art of statesmanship that have shaped our lives in the decades before, during and since Henry Kissinger was himself at the center of things. Analyzing the differences in the national styles of diplomacy, Kissinger shows how various societies produce special ways of conducting foreign policy, and how Americans, from the very beginning, sought a distinctive foreign policy based on idealism. He illustrates his points with his own insights and with examples from his own experience, as well as with candid accounts of his breakthrough diplomatic initiatives as Nixon’s foreign policy partner. Informed by deep historical knowledge, wit, a gift for irony, and a unique understanding of the forces that bind and sunder nations, Kissinger’s Diplomacy is must reading for anyone who cares about America’s position in the world. Diplomacy By Henry Kissinger


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