09 April 2020

Kissinger's post-pandemic world order and the demise of the Chinese Communist Party


America’s oracle of realpolitik, Henry Kissinger , seeks to put the coronavirus pandemic in the context of his ongoing narrative of the changing world order. In his two recent books, “ On China ” and “ World Order ,” Kissinger describes the geopolitical dynamics of the past half-century. He sees the changes as having laid the groundwork for a massive shift in world influence from the United States and the West to the People’s Republic of China. It is a revolutionary transition that he played a [...]