Henry A. Kissinger

Distinguished Visiting Fellow

Henry A. Kissinger is a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was sworn in on September 22, 1973, as the fifty-sixth secretary of state, a position he held until January 20, 1977. He also served as assistant to the president for national security affairs from January 20, 1969, until November 3, 1975. At present, Kissinger is chairman of Kissinger Associates, an international consulting firm. For a detailed list of Kissinger's other activities, please see his biography.

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Analysis and Commentary

A Path Out Of The Middle East Collapse

by Henry A. Kissingervia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, October 16, 2015

With Russia in Syria, a geopolitical structure that lasted four decades is in shambles. The U.S. needs a new strategy and priorities.

Analysis and Commentary

Mr Lee, A Leader Of High Sensitivity Who Imparted Lessons To The World — Henry Kissinger

by Henry A. Kissingervia Malay Mail Online
Monday, October 5, 2015

I met Lee Kuan Yew when he came to Harvard (University) in 1967.

Analysis and Commentary

Kissinger: Great Things Cannot Be Achieved Without Some Sacrifice Of The Present For The Needs Of The Future

by Henry A. Kissingervia New Atlanticist (Atlantic Council)
Saturday, October 3, 2015

Remarks by former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger at the Atlantic Council's Global Citizen Award Ceremony in The American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York.

No Sign Of Restraint

by George P. Shultz, Henry A. Kissingervia Hoover Digest
Friday, June 19, 2015

Properly understood, the Iran nuclear deal is at best only a beginning, not an end—and regional stability may be farther away than ever.

Analysis and Commentary

Reflections On The Marshall Plan

by Henry A. Kissingervia Harvard Gazette
Friday, May 22, 2015

Henry Kissinger recalls when George C. Marshall, speaking at Harvard’s Commencement in 1947, extended America’s hand to a battered Europe, helping to create a stable postwar order.

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Analysis and Commentary

The Iran Deal And Its Consequences

by George P. Shultz, Henry A. Kissingervia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Mixing shrewd diplomacy with defiance of U.N. resolutions, Iran has turned the negotiation on its head.

Analysis and Commentary

Henry A. Kissinger: The World Will Miss Lee Kuan Yew

by Henry A. Kissingervia The Washington Post
Monday, March 23, 2015

Lee Kuan Yew was a great man. And he was a close personal friend, a fact that I consider one of the great blessings of my life. A world needing to distill order from incipient chaos will miss his leadership.

Analysis and Commentary

George Shultz and Henry Kissinger testify before the US Senate Armed Services Committee

by George P. Shultz, Henry A. Kissingervia United States Senate
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Distinguished Fellow George Shultz and Distinguished Visiting Fellow Henry Kissinger along with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright testify on Global Challenges and the U.S. National Security Strategy before the US Senate Armed Services Committee.

Nuclear Security: The Problems and the Road Ahead by Secretary George Shultz

Nuclear Security: The Problems and the Road Ahead

by George P. Shultz, Sidney D. Drell, Henry A. Kissinger, Sam Nunnvia Hoover Press
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Concern about the threat posed by nuclear weapons has preoccupied the United States and presidents of the United States since the beginning of the nuclear era.

World Order

by Henry A. Kissingervia Penguin Press
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Henry Kissinger has traveled the world, advised presidents, and been a close observer and participant in the central foreign policy events of our era. Now he offers his analysis of the twenty first century’s ultimate challenge: how to build a shared international order in a world of divergent historic perspectives, violent conflict, proliferating technology, and ideological extremism.