Kissinger’s World View

Insightful comments from Henry Kissinger at the recent Baker Center conference on Winston Churchill:(thanks to Tom Barnett’s blog)

We live in a period in which most of what we know from history is inapplicable or applicable in limited ways.”

“Asia today is like 19th C. Europe and the Middle East is like the 17th C. Then there’s globalization which both integrates economically and fragments politically. And somehow we need to synthesize this all in a way the public can understand.”

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