Asia After Viet Nam – Fifty Years On

Asia After Viet Nam – Fifty Years On

  By Conrad Black   It is difficult now to resurrect how revolutionary and improbable it seemed fifty years ago to envision a …read more

After Viet Nam: Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger and the Search for a Strategy to End the Vietnam War

After Viet Nam: Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger and the Search for a Strategy to End the Vietnam War

  By Niall Ferguson   On December 10, 1967, Clare Boothe Luce decided to bring together Henry Kissinger and Richard Nixon at a …read more

New Online Exhibit: “Asia After Viet Nam” at 50

New Online Exhibit: “Asia After Viet Nam” at 50

Online Exhibit Marks 50th Anniversary of Richard Nixon’s Seminal 1967 Article “Asia After Viet Nam” at 50 is one of a …read more

Ping-Pong Diplomacy: How People Coming Together Established Sino-America Détente

Ping-Pong Diplomacy: How People Coming Together Established Sino-America Détente

An American tennis table player trains with a Chinese tennis table player, in April, 1971 in Beijing, China. (AFP/Getty Images) By …read more

The Manila Communiqué: Nixon’s Comeback

The Manila Communiqué: Nixon’s Comeback

In late October of 1966, LBJ met with leaders of several different Pacific nations to begin negotiating new policy goals …read more

Nicholas Griffin’s New Book “Ping-Pong Diplomacy”

Nicholas Griffin’s New Book “Ping-Pong Diplomacy”

Nicholas Griffin is a half-British, half-American writer, who, in the best transatlantic tradition, lived the first half of his life …read more

Mao and Nixon: A Colossal Moment in History

Mao and Nixon: A Colossal Moment in History

From left to right: Premier Zhou En-Lai, translator Tang Wensheng, Chairman Mao, President Nixon, and Henry Kissinger. (Not shown: National …read more

Striving for a Peaceful Power in the Pacific

Striving for a Peaceful Power in the Pacific

Departing from Hawaii en route to China on February 20th, 1972, President Nixon quoted President Theodore Roosevelt: “Our history will …read more

Mitigating Tensions in the Pacific

Mitigating Tensions in the Pacific

If President Nixon’s July 15th, 1971 announcement of his trip to China was a surprise to the USA, it was …read more

Would the Sunnylands Summit be Happening had it not been for RN?

Would the Sunnylands Summit be Happening had it not been for RN?

RN and PN with Walter and Leonore Annenberg at La Casa Pacifica in 1969. No it would not, on two counts; …read more