chapter  11
10 Pages

Great men, monumental history, and not-so-grand theory: A meta-review of Henry Kissinger’s Diplomacy

How can one begin to review the book of the peerless statesman who won the Nobel Peace Prize-and approved the wiretapping of his then executive assistant, now National Security Adviser, Anthony Lake? Who opened the door to Chinaand recommended the secret bombing of Cambodia? Who has now written a book of such immodest scope and size that it graces the summer cover of Esquire-as modest cover for supermodel Christie Brinkley on the beach?