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Secretary Clinton's Bold Stroke

Sarah Stephens | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Sarah Stephens

Diana Nyad, America's most celebrated long-distance swimmer, tried and tried to cross the Florida Straits. On her fifth attempt, at age 64, she made it. If she runs for the presidency in 2016, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could echo if not exceed the scope of Ms. Nyad's achievement.

A Reporter Looks at Hillary Clinton's Public Diplomacy

Philip Seib | Posted 06.01.2013 | Books
Philip Seib

The Secretary, by BBC correspondent Kim Ghattas, is a remarkable book. Not only does it provide an insightful record of life on the road with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, but also it treats public diplomacy seriously.

A Remarkable Year for Transgender Civil Rights

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

The "baker's dozen" of 2012 -- the most incredible 13 months in transgender (as well as LGBT) civil rights history, began on Dec 6, 2011, with two remarkable events.

Blogs Never Promised You a Rose Garden

Ming Holden | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media
Ming Holden

Woe betide the generation experiencing the same risks as the one preceding! Who wants the adolescence their parents had, with the very same cultural trends and limitations? No one, and that's the entire Kevin Bacon Footloose-ing point.

Lost at Sea

Edward Flattau | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Edward Flattau

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton had it right when she recently testified that "ideology" and "mythology," not facts, were behind conservative Republican senators' opposition to the UN Law of the Sea Treaty.

12 Days Of Giving To Support Women And Girls Globally

Stephenie Foster | Posted 02.24.2012 | Impact
Stephenie Foster

As we begin the Twelve Days of Christmas, and mark the fifth night of Hanukah, here are some organizations I recommend that help create sustainable change for women and girls worldwide.

In the Middle East, the Obama Administration Is Still Failing to Live Up to Its Rhetoric

Neil Hicks | Posted 06.15.2011 | World
Neil Hicks

Uprisings throughout the Middle East in countries allied with the United States and others will continue to test this administration's commitment to universal principles it claims to hold dear.

Who Can Replace Richard Holbrooke at the Department of State?

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

Colin Powell is beloved within the State Department. And he didn't leave there happy -- in this situation, he can return to work at a job different from Secretary of State, helping to restore America's reputation around the world.

US-Pakistan Negotiations Leave Out Pakistani People

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Mull

The whole Strategic Dialogue is a farce. We're not accomplishing any of our national security goals in the AfPak region, we're actually making our problems worse!

Ending the Conflict Minerals Trade

Robert Hormats | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Hormats

Huffington Post readers may be surprised to learn that the world's deadliest conflict since World War II is still occurring -- in the Democratic Repub...

Dateline Doha: Engaging The Islamic World

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Since President Obama was elected, the U.S.-Islamic Forum has striven to sustain the momentum borne from Obama's landmark address in Cairo and the new era ushered in by his election.

Iran's Defiant Dare = Crunch Time for Obama

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Biting economic sanctions -- the type that hit at the very economic and financial heart of the regime and not the Iranian people -- must be aggressively pursued and carefully constructed.

Uganda: Signs of Eroding Support for Anti-Gay Bill?

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amie Newman

Given the international outcry the proposition of this legislation has incited, it seems likely that the bill will not be signed into law in its current incarnation.

Obama, Clinton: Elevating Women's Issues but Not Global Development?

Nandini Oomman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nandini Oomman

The Obama administration has made separate pronouncements on global health, food security and women's rights. It's not yet clear how it will fit these together into a coordinated global development strategy.

Hillary Clinton, Rape and Mobile Phones

Lesley-Anne Knight | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lesley-Anne Knight

The protection of the people of the Congo needs to be a priority for the Congolese Government and the international community.

Honduras: Term Limits When Governments Benefit People

Nelson P. Valdes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nelson P. Valdes

Congress and Courts belong to the rich and powerful who also control the military in cooperation with the Pentagon. Washington provided aid.

A Fictional Iran Intel Account of the Obama-Netanyahu Summit

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Holy Imam: The following report summarizes our Washington intelligence unit's assessment of Monday's summit meeting between the Zionist leader (Prime Minister Netanyahu) and the American President Barack Obama.

Clinton says US never will `sell out' Lebanon

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Ahead of an election that could oust the U.S.-backed Beirut government, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Sunday that...

Clinton Questions Cheney's Credibility: "I Don't Consider Him A Particularly Reliable Source Of Information" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Secretary Clinton testified today before Congress about President Obama's anti-terrorism strategy, saying the main goals are to prevent al-Qaida's res...

Secretary Clinton Testifies Before Congress

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is telling Congress that the core goal of President Barack Obama's anti-terror strategy i...

Weapons of Mass Influence - Undermining Terrorism - An Interview With Jerrold M. Post

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne R. Davis

Dr. Post offers a step-by-step approach for political, military and ideological actions to induce behavioral, emotional and attitudinal changes to manage and minimize a "war" we just can't win.

Clinton In Asia: Local Media Respond (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hillary Clinton is currently in Asia on her first international trip as secretary of state. With stops in Indonesia, Japan, South Korea and China, Cl...

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 ...

Day One, A.B. (After Bush)

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Marshall

Making good on a campaign promise, Obama will close Gitmo, which houses 245 of the dangerous inmates in the world. It is expected that they will be relocated to a place they will fit in, like the DMV or the Post Office.