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.
America is mired in debt—more than $30,000 for every man, woman, and child. Bitter fighting over deficits, taxes, and spending bedevils Washington, D.C., even as partisan gridlock has brought the government to the brink of default. Yet the more politicians on both sides of the aisle rant and the citizenry fumes, the more things seem to remain the same.
In this sweeping and insightful history, Henry Kissinger turns for the first time at book length to a country he has known intimately for decades and whose modern relations with the West he helped shape.
What made FDR a more successful leader during the Depression crisis than Hoover. Why was Eisenhower more effective as supreme commander during World War II than he was as president.
My name is Gus Bailey…It should be pointed out that it
is a regular feature of my life that people whisper things in my
ear, very private things, about themselves or others. I have always
understood the art of listening.
The last two years have been monstrously unpleasant for high-society journalist Gus Bailey.
Jim Webb—the bestselling author and now the celebrated, outspoken U.S. Senator from Virginia—presents a clear-eyed, hard-hitting plan of attack for putting government to work for the people, rather than special interests, and for restoring the country's standing around the world.