A reader writes:

What is missing from the Kissinger/Iran issue is this: The issue is whether or not we meet with enemies WITH or WITHOUT preconditions. NOT at what level we will talk. Bush wants countries to do it his way BEFORE he will talk, which clearly has not worked. Kissinger said it is OK to meet without getting what you want first. The debate in the press and blogs today is focusing on the wrong point. Obama is correct about what Kissinger said that  supports his position.

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