Henry Kissinger's Political Philosophy Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Henry Kissinger's Political Philosophy
A critical analysis of his views as outdated and more fitting the 19th Century. Examines balance-of-power, Arab-Israeli War, relationship with Nixon, personality, reputation, Latin America and myth.
# 14970 | 4,050 words | 15 sources | 1999 | US

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This study will examine the political philosophy of Henry Kissinger, particularly in terms of his views on power. The study will include a variety of opinions held by political theorists on Kissinger's dealings in the Middle East, Latin America, Asia, and elsewhere. Kissinger attained a high reputation in the media during his time as Secretary of State and was praised for his "shuttle diplomacy" and for other actions seen as leading toward peace. Yet, history shows that peace was not achieved and that many of the situations into which Kissinger thrust himself and, sometimes, American military might were only made worse as a consequence. We are still coping with many of the issues raised by Kissinger's actions to this day. At the same time, though, Kissinger remains an icon for some and is ..."

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