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Hillary Clinton Secretary of State

Hillary Clinton Pursues Vigorous 'Internal Outreach' Campaign At State Department

The Washington Post | Lois Romano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton ran a presidential campaign notoriously insular and unhappy, managing a group of egos and backstabbers whose dysfunction may ha...

Is A Jewish Wedding Ahead For Chelsea Clinton?

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK — Her mother is a churchgoing Methodist. Her father is a Southern Baptist. Yet could Chelsea Clinton be planning one of the biggest Jew...

Hillary Clinton's "Damage Control" Trip to Latin America

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Hillary Clinton's Latin America tour is turning out to be about as successful as George W. Bush's visit in 2005, when he ended up leaving Argentina a ...

The Clinton-Falklands Kerfuffle

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Taylor Marsh

Hillary Clinton's performance in Buenos Aires was not only an appalling display of appeasement, it was also an astonishing betrayal of the United Kingdom.

Clinton Takes on Latin American Challenge

Mario Solis-Marich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Solis-Marich

Bush's voluntary involvement in Iraq not only tragically squandered blood and treasure, it has squandered the potential of having used the last decade to to solidify our relationships with Latin America.

Clinton: Obstruction Of Nominees Is Hurting America Abroad

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton complained Wednesday that domestic political battles are hurting the president's foreign ...

Are We on the Brink of a Cyber-War?

James D. Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James D. Zirin

If accomplished by an enemy state, a doomsday cyber-attack would certainly be an act of war with more devastating consequences than any we have ever experienced.

Can Hillary Clinton Derail the Sarah Palin Express?

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Almonte

A criticism of Palin that might sound mean-spirited from Obama would be a clean smack-down from Hillary. Palin is a charmer, but her tight skirt and high heels are no match for Clinton's pantsuit and comfortable walking shoes.

How Wars Are Made: Behind Clinton's Tough Talk on Iran

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

What could Hillary Clinton, America's top diplomat, hope to accomplish with inflammatory rhetoric in Iran?

Japan and NATO Are Ready for the U.S. to Reduce Nuclear Weapons

Alyn Ware | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alyn Ware

The idea of a regional nuclear-weapon-free zone has inspired a newly established cross-party group of Japanese and South Korean parliamentarians to meet for the first time next week to discuss its feasibility.

U.S. Speeding Up Missile Defenses in Persian Gulf

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration edges toward imposing tougher sanctions on Iran, it has begun upgrading its approach to defending its P...

Clinton's Speech on Internet Freedom: A Turning Point for Freedom of Expression

Elisa Massimino | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elisa Massimino

In an address this morning, Secretary Clinton made clear the Obama Administration's intent to put into practice its previously stated commitment to Internet freedom.

Strong Leadership: Clinton Focuses on the Promise of Internet Freedom, Prosperity and Security

Robert Holleyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Robert Holleyman

In a speech on Thursday, Sec. Clinton provided a strong vision for the promise and possibilities of the Internet -- and also examined some of the threats.

Internet Freedom, Hillary Clinton and Being the Web's First Global Diplomat (VIDEO)

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who can serve as the Web's first global diplomat, delivered the most important speech about Internet freedom given by a top U.S. official.

What Secretary Clinton Can Do to Support Internet Freedom

Elisa Massimino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Elisa Massimino

Here are three immediate actions Hillary Clinton could announce that would make clear that protecting freedom of expression on the Internet is a priority for the United States government.

Holocaust Survivor's Daughter Fights Anti-Semitism for the U.S. Government

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

It is both symbolic and appropriate that the task of coordinating the official American response to the scourge of international anti-Semitism was entrusted to the daughter of a refugee from Nazi Germany.

Fatally Flawed UN Goldstone Report Could Come Back to Bite America For Fighting Terrorists

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Goldstone's report, in effect, equates Israel with Nazis and other tyrants of history by accusing the Jewish State of deliberately targeting civilians.

Ashley Judd: Please, Population Control is Not the Answer for Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Congo's economy is not undermined by "unregulated fertility" rates. Civil society has been destroyed by decades of war and over a hundred years of exploitation of Congo's wealth by international interests.

President Obama: Afghanistan Needs More Than a Military Solution

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patricia DeGennaro

The news media has an annoying tendency to focus on the symptoms, not the disease.

The Four Months Since Hillary

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

Since Secretary Clinton's wildly publicized and celebrated visit to Congo in August, the war has raged on and taken its toll.

UN Starts World's First Arms Trade Treaty: Will It Work?

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The aim is to set standards for the global $55 billion export business in guns, tanks, attack helicopters, jet fighters, missiles and other conventional weapons.

Leave Punishing Iran to Iranians

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

It's clear that Iran's strongest adversary today remains within its own borders. The current Iranian regime has far more to fear from its own people than it does from any foreign powers.

In Haiti Response, Obama Administration Rising to the Moment

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stacy Parker Le Melle

The Obama Administration is showing the world that we know how to use our power for good, in a timely manner, in a way concerned with saving lives and creating stability.

USS New York Commissioning To Include Hillary Clinton

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A White House official says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will represent the administration at Saturday's commissioning...

Matt Damon Takes On World Hunger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The U.S. State Department released a video narrated by Matt Damon in late September to YouTube, describing the world food crisis and how global climat...