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Hillary Clinton Afghanistan

Toward Post-American Afghanistan

Rajan Menon | Posted 09.11.2012 | World
Rajan Menon

After what Afghans have endured, they have every right to hope that the post-American phase brings good things. That's why they will watch with interest, and trepidation, to see if Hilary Clinton promises and the pledges made at Chicago and Tokyo are kept.

U.S. Gives Afghanistan Special Status

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 09.06.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. designation Saturday of Afghanistan as its newest "major non-NATO ally" amounts to a political statement of suppor...

Clinton On Surprise Visit To Kabul

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is encouraging Afghanistan's wary leadership to keep up Taliban reconciliati...

Clinton Legacy Tied To Women's Rights

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 09.09.2011 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Many Afghans fear the exit of foreign troops will leave the field open to the Taliban, who will flow into the vacuum, capture regions and resume the restrictions and punishments of severe sharia law.

Clinton To NATO: Be Prepared For 'Most Destructive And Sensational Attacks' Yet In Afghanistan

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 06.14.2011 | World

BERLIN — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned NATO allies on Thursday against bringing forces home from Afghanistan too soon, e...

Amanda Terkel

Hillary Clinton Labels Arizona Shooter An Extremist 'Motivated By His Own Political Views' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While many are still debating whether Saturday's tragic shooting in Arizona was politically driven, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton s...

Grasping at 'Turning Points' in Afghanistan

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

The Obama administration's credibility erodes every time it dusts off and redeploys the tired "turning point" mantra to describe a war and a strategy that continues to go from bad to worse.

Is Obama Bullshi*tting About 18 Month Afghan Withdrawal to Appease War Critics?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Those of us who worked to elect Obama owe those young cadets something better than the continuation of the George Bush long-war strategy that Obama is offering them.

Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise Visit To Kabul arrives in Kabul for Karzai inauguration

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton stressed Wednesday that the United States will keep pressing the Afghan government to cra...

How Obama Homed In On Timeline For Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal

The Los Angeles Times | Christi Parsons and Julian E. Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It started out as a projection from the military, intended only for the ears of the president and his top advisors. But in a war council meeting at th...

Obama Afghanistan Timeline No Guarantee Of Troop Withdrawal

Politics Daily | Patricia Murphey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the day after President Obama laid out his new Afghanistan strategy, the question of when American troops would leave the country quickly drew the ...

WashPo: Hillary Clinton Largely Invisible On Big Foreign Policy Issues | Glenn Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the exception of former senator Edmund S. Muskie's brief turn as secretary of state at the end of the Carter administration, Hillary Rodham Clint...

UN Plans Afghanistan Summit In Kabul For The First Time | Jon Boone in Kabul | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United Nations is planning to host an international summit on the future of Afghanistan for the first time in Kabul as an attempt to bestow credib...

Clinton Skipped Senate Afghanistan Hearings To Campaign

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the past few days, as Hillary Clinton has intensified her attacks on Barack Obama prior to the all-important primaries in Ohio and Texas, she has c...