Henry Kissinger (27 May 1923 - Present) is a German-born American diplomat. Kissinger served as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State under President Richard Nixon, and continued as Secretary of State under Nixon's successor Gerald Ford. Kissinger pioneered the policy of détente with the Soviet Union, seeking a relaxation in tensions between the two superpowers during the Nixon administration. Recently, Kissinger was on the Colbert Report where he discussed his book "On China." The book examines how China has approached diplomacy, strategy, and negotiation throughout its history, and reflects on the consequences for the global balance of power in the 21st century.
Kissinger on The Colbert Report