Henry Kissinger: A Statesman in Global Affairs
The contested refugee from Nazi Germany who rose to power in Nixon’s America
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In the annals of international diplomacy, few figures loom as large and controversial as Henry Kissinger. Born in Fürth, Germany, in 1923, Kissinger's journey from a Jewish refugee fleeing Nazi persecution to a statesman who shaped American foreign policy remains a captivating narrative.
Kissinger’s death, at the age of 100, has served as a reminder that the frequent, wide-ranging and substantial allegations of war crimes against him never dimmed the admiration he inspired among the powerful in Washington.
Before we get to his research and writing, this is a little context about his background —