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Hillary Clinton Secretary of State

Obama To Visit Turkey

AP | SUZAN FRASER and ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — For one of his first foreign visits, President Barack Obama will call on NATO ally Turkey, an overwhelmingly Muslim country vie...

A Progressive Strategy for US-North Korea Relations

Peter Henne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Henne

Every neighborhood has that bratty kid, who insists on being allowed to play with the big kids, throwing a tantrum if refused. North Korea is the bratty kid of North Asia.

Clinton Meets Russian Foreign Minister, Begins With Linguistic Hiccup

New York Times | Mark Landler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA -- A carefully orchestrated, closely-watched meeting here between Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and her Russian counterpart began a...

Clinton Tongue-Tied In Europe: Exhaustion Catching Up

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton raised eyebrows on her first visit to Europe as secretary of state when she mispronounced her EU counterparts' names and claimed U.S. ...

Clinton Advances Middle East Peace

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

Hillary Clinton's recent Middle East trip was striking, by any measure. Progress won't come quickly, but the steps being taken are in the right direction.

10 Good Bets that I Wouldn't Have Taken a Year Ago

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Rigby

It seems like we are living in an alternate political reality divorced from what was previously known, understood, practical, and possible simply a year ago.

My Night Of Shame: Meeting The Clintons And Making An Ass Of Myself

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Sachs

It's not an exaggeration to say that I love these two people whom I'd never met.

Hillary in China: Winning Friends -- But Not Influencing People

Michael A. Santoro and Wendy Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael A. Santoro and Wendy Goldberg

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants to be the Obama administration's point person on relations with China. In that light, how should her visit t...

No Pasta For Palestinians

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

The war has ended, but life in Gaza has not returned to normal. Thousands of people remain homeless, and many still remain hungry. Their stories have all but disappeared from US media coverage.

Secretary Clinton's China Candor Draws Criticism

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Taylor Marsh

Secretary Clinton certainly doesn't need nor deserve a lecture from the activist peanut gallery on China's human rights or her commitment to calling them on it when the time is right.

Hillary Clinton: Love "Really What's Important In Life"

AP/AFP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SEOUL, South Korea — Dashing through a kaleidoscopic tour of the far East in her first outing as U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton...

Hillary Appears On "Awesome" Teen Show In Indonesia (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During her diplomatic expedition through Asia this week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an appearance on the set of an Indonesian teen show i...

Can Hillary Forge a Climate Treaty With China?

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alex Pasternack

As Clinton heads to China with the beginning of a climate agenda in tow, many are wondering how the world's biggest environmental stalemate can become its biggest opportunity.

Afghan President Tells Fareed Zakaria: Western Press Filled With "Misinformation" About Him

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This Sunday, CNN's Fareed Zakaria will interview Afghan President Hamid Karzai in an exclusive and lengthy interview discussing the allegations of cor...

Clinton's Trip To Asia Underscores Importance Of Rising East

Christian Science Monitor | Howard LaFranchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The countries that Secretary Clinton will visit, beginning Monday, reflect the variety in the kinds of relations the United States has in Asia: There ...

Hillary Clinton: Secretary of State

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Update 12/1, 11 AM*** At a news conference today, Obama introduced his picks of retired Marine Gen. James Jones as White House national security ...

Hillary Jokes: "I Sometimes Totally Forget" I Ran For President

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Secretary of State Clinton seemed to charm State Department employees today in her first town hall meeting as Secretary of State -- mixing serious bus...

Diplomacy To Be Used Toward Same Militaristic Ends | Doug Bandow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Much of the world has greeted the transfer of power from President George W. Bush to President Barack Obama with sighs of relief if not shouts of joy....

Obama and Clinton: "Sound the Alarm" for Darfur Now

Susan Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Morgan

The United States must respond immediately to Bashir's very credible threats of "more violence and blood" in Darfur. If we don't, the blood will be on our hands as well.

Highlight of Hillary Clinton's Beijing Tour? A Power Plant

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alex Pasternack

"What we hope is you don't make the same mistake we made, because I don't think either Chinese and the world can afford that," Hillary Clinton said la...

One-Third of China's CO2 Emissions Made by the West

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alex Pasternack

In recent years, consumers in the US huffed over the dangers of Chinese-made goods to kids in the US. Now they and their governments might start thinking harder about what those goods are doing to kids in China.

Anybody Know What 'Smart Power' Means?

Lionel Beehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lionel Beehner

Hand it to Hillary Clinton. She's managed to sum up the bold new direction of US foreign policy into a bumper-friendly catchphrase: smart power. Sufficiently vague, the phrase is remarkable for its meaninglessness.

Reclaiming Foreign Policy

Kelli Conlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kelli Conlin

Senator Clinton brings not only a strong military background to this role but also a dedication to, and humanitarian understanding of, the rights of women.

100 Days: Senate Will Vote On Hillary Clinton Today

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate is expected to consider several of President Barack Obama's Cabinet nominees Wednesday. A vote to confirm Hillary Rodham...

Madam Secretary

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make a strong partner for President Obama's diplomatic outreach and an invaluable partner for Senator Mitchell.