In recent days, Foreign Policy 's tally of the number of Hillary Clinton references during Wednesday's Benghazi hearing has become grist for politicians and reporters to extrapolate wider political truths about the House Oversight Committee investigation. Show More Summary
Everyone had a reason to summon the name "Hillary Clinton" at Wednesday's hearing on Benghazi. For Republicans, it was a chance to chink the armor of the overwhelming favorite for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. For Democrats, it was a chance o suck up to the overwhelming favorite for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. Show More Summary
All presidents make serious mistakes. Presidential leadership comes not from avoiding mistakes, but from having the humility, wisdom, and courage to correct those mistakes. There are growing signs that President Obama and his seniorShow More Summary
If the U.S. Federal Registry proved one thing when releasing a list of gifts that federal employees received from foreign administrations in 2011, it’s that high-ranking politicians command an impressive amount of swag—even if they don’t actually get to keep it. According to a federal registry document issued by the State Department on Friday, President [...]
As Hillary Clinton showed, one of the tasks of the secretary of state is to take on unpleasant duties that the president doesn't want to bother with. John Kerry gets to play hat role now, and we saw it in action in the Middle East over the past week or so. Show More Summary
A former congresswoman and top State Department official has signed on to the political action committee preparing for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential race, should the former secretary of state decide to run. Ellen Tauscher served...Show More Summary
The campaign to convince Hillary Clinton to campaign for the presidency began in earnest Tuesday afternoon with a small public rally outside the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. About two dozen George Washington University undergrads assembled...Show More Summary
This morning, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough correctly pointed out that many Democrats supported the Iraq war before turning against it. But in his lineup of Democratic flip-floppers, which showcased Hillary Clinton and John Kerry, he also included Sen. Show More Summary
Personal details of celebrities and politicians, including First Lady, Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton, published online.
Former Hillary Clinton aide Jake Sullivan will be the new national security advisor for Vice President Joe Biden, the White House announced today. Sullivan's move over to the Office of the Vice President had been rumored for some time, but was not finalized until this week. Show More Summary
Robert Golan-Vilella Over at National Journal, Matt Vasilogambros looks at secretaries of state Hillary Clinton and John Kerry and asks what the transition from the former to the latter will mean for U.S. foreign policy. He concludes that the differences between the two are chiefly ones of tone and style rather than substance. Show More Summary
My column this week looks at the debate over the revelations that last summer the White House blocked a proposal by the Pentagon, Hillary Clinton and David Petraeus to arm Syria's rebels. I argue that this proposal was very much an...Show More Summary
Given his service as chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Kerry is presumably familiar with the challenges and opportunities of public diplomacy. The question is, what priority will he assign to it, in terms of his personal emphasis and the department's allocation of resources?
She has always been aware of the fact that the joint strengths of the U.S. and the EU -- the two biggest economic powers -- should also be used in order to achieve common goals in the foreign and security policy fields.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey were in favor of the plan last year advocated by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and CIA Director David Petraeus to arm he Syrian opposition, Dempsey testified Thursday. On Feb. Show More Summary
Alan Davies, who writes Crikey's invaluable The Urbanist blog, has responded to my musings on Hillary Clinton's call for 'a new architecture for the world, more Frank Gehry than formal Greek.' I thought this analogy raised a number of...Show More Summary
George Packer of The New Yorker is always worth reading, and he has a thoughtful reflection in the latest issue on Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state and what it tells us about the Obama administration's successes and failures during the first term. Show More Summary
So long as Obama wanted to take on the Israeli intransigence in the West Bank, Hillary Clinton was the strength and stamina of the effort
John Cassidy of the New Yorker says Hillary Clinton has leaked that she pushed for an Arab-Israeli peace effort, but Obama didn't want any part of it
Hillary Clinton gave her final speech as secretary of state on Friday, thanking employees at the State Department in an emotional goodbye and pledging to them that she “will be an advocate from outside” for the work that they do. “Please know that I hope you will redouble your efforts to do all that you [...]