Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is pictured in 2019. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is pictured in 2019. Photo: Getty Images/TNS

Xi Jinping may ‘recalibrate’ after miscalculation of siding with Russia, Henry Kissinger says

  • Xi wants to avoid seeing a wall of Western opposition against China develop in the way it has against Russia, according to the former US secretary of state
  • Kissinger says Xi must have thought the invasion of Ukraine would be successful because he gave Vladimir Putin ‘a rather blank check’

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is pictured in 2019. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is pictured in 2019. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
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