24 November 2020

Kissinger tells Biden to go easy on China


Still alert and prolific at 97, Henry Kissinger already has started tutoring his ninth president on China policy. As Richard Nixon’s national security adviser in 1972, Kissinger helped engineer the president’s historic opening to China. But he managed that policy transition — and as an outside adviser to every subsequent president — in a way that arguably has produced America’s greatest diplomatic failure and its most dangerous strategic miscalculation. Yet he persists, and now offers the same, [...]