America has lost an iconic diplomat with the death of Henry Kissinger. During his time as Secretary of State and National Security Advisor, Henry played a key role in virtually every important aspect of American diplomacy from 1969 to 1977. With a giant intellect and keen geo-political instincts, he is credited with developing the policy of détente with the Soviet Union, opening U.S. relations with the People’s Republic of China, and ending the Yom Kippur War through his shuttle diplomacy. My wife, Susan, and I will greatly miss his bright mind and warm sense of humor, and we send our heartfelt sympathy to his wife, Nancy, and the entire Kissinger family.
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