JAPAN: Letter to Henry K.

Fresh from stage-managing the Moscow summit, Henry Kissinger is scheduled to fly to Japan this week on a less dramatic but still pressing mission: mending fences with the U.S.'s most important Asian ally. Ever since last summer, when Japan learned to its astonishment that Nixon's adviser had gone to Peking to arrange a presidential visit about which Tokyo had not even been informed, the Japanese have become increasingly convinced—rightly or wrongly—that some personal Kissinger bias has had a role in shaping what they see as a harsh and misguided new U.S. policy...

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