Secretary of State begins 4-nation tour in Kazakhstan

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 | 12:47 p.m. CST; updated 6:35 p.m. CST, Tuesday, November 30, 2010

ASTANA, Kazakhstan — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday kicked off a four-nation diplomatic tour dogged by the WikiLeaks disclosure of U.S. diplomatic cables, an act she called an assault on the international community.