President-elect Donald Trump could accomplish "something remarkable" in U.S. foreign policy, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says.
"Donald Trump is a phenomenon that foreign countries haven't seen. So, it is a shocking experience to them that he came into office. At the same time, extraordinary opportunity," Kissinger said in an interview aired Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation."
"And I believe he has the possibility of going down in history as a very considerable president."
The new Republican president's "unfamiliar questions" could fill a vacuum left by President Barack Obama, who "basically withdrew" America from international politics, said Kissinger, who served enormous roles under two Republican presidents, Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.
"Because of the combination of the partial vacuum and the new questions, one could imagine that something remarkable and new emerges out of it," Kissinger said. "I'm not saying it will. I'm saying it's an extraordinary opportunity."
[source : Kissinger: Trump could offer 'extraordinary opportunity' in foreign policy, Politico, http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/henry-kissinger-donald-trump-232785, 18th December 2016]
And in a separate interview with Fareed Zakaria, Kissinger said that Trump should be given a chance to accomplish those remarkable things.
“I think we should give him an opportunity to develop the positive objectives that he may have – and to discuss those,” he told Zakaria. “And we’ve gone through too many decades of tearing incumbent administrations apart. And it may happen again, but it shouldn’t begin that way.”
Trump and Kissinger met up Thursday to talk foreign policy. The two had previously met in May.
[source : Give Trump chance to develop positive objectives, says Kissinger, RT, https://www.rt.com/usa/367648-kissinger-trump-president-interview/, 21st November 2016]
Note that Kissinger and Trump met twice last year. Indeed, Trump has expressed his "tremendous respect" for Kissinger, who is advising not only Trump but also one of Trump's closest advisors, Jared Kushner.
We are well within our rights to question why Trump is so cosy with Kissinger and vice versa if, as Infowhores now state, Trump has been working all his life to bring down the New World Order.
And would someone who has worked all his life to bring down the New World Order be such a great friend of Benjamin Netanyahu who Trump called "a great guy" after, repeat AFTER, Netanyahu had murdered 520 children in Gaza in 2014, which due to a long and illegal Israeli blockade is about to become uninhabitable?
Meanwhile, Infowhores are still flogging Trump as our saviour.
And yes, that is the same Infowhores which is run by a neo-Confederate who has attended "bad blood drinking rituals of the dark side", and whose family is descended from generals in the Confederate Army, half of whom are CIA and one of whom was the Oliver North of the Army of Guatemala, i.e. death squad.
And yes, that is the same Infowhores who have hosted Roger Stone, who veteran NYPD investigator Jim Rothstein has accused of running a paedophile network with Stone's former lover, the deep, dark CIA agent Roy Cohn.
And yes, that is the same Roy Cohn who teamed up with Henry Kissinger to destroy if not kill Lyndon LaRouche in the early 1980s, when Trump was Cohn's "greatest friend".