FOREIGN RELATIONS: The Nixinger Report

One of man's nobler qualities is his irrepressible drive to apply reason and a sense of order to a world that is stubbornly irrational and untidy. Few official documents illustrate that passion more forcefully than President Nixon's annual State of the World reports. His third, prepared under the rigorous supervision of National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger and released last week, optimistically organizes U.S. foreign policy into manageable problems and fits each specific American move into a grand strategy for achieving "a generation of peace." In 236 pages of clear prose, remarkably free...

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