Chinese President Xi Jinping chats to former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger in Beijing last week. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping chats to former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger in Beijing last week. Photo: Xinhua

Do China’s cosy meetings with US statesman Henry Kissinger actually do any good?

  • Former secretary of state always receives a warm welcome in Beijing, but can he help to bridge the widening gap in China-US ties?
  • Analysts say the veteran is great at pointing out problems, but seldom offers any worthwhile solutions

Chinese President Xi Jinping chats to former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger in Beijing last week. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping chats to former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger in Beijing last week. Photo: Xinhua
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