FOREIGN POLICY: Kissinger in The Heartland

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger calls it "the great heartland of America," and it can be anywhere—north, west or south—just as long as it is out of Washington and away from what he regards as the capital's "cynicism and petulance." Last week Kissinger embarked upon a trip to the heartland of the heartland, Minnesota and Wisconsin, in an attempt to sell his policies, and himself. As it turned out, Kissinger proved to be an accomplished barnstormer who hugely enjoyed the attention he received in a middle America that still sees him as...

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