Hillary Clinton http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24824/all en Clinton says she will step off fast track 'for a little while' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/clinton-says-she-will-step-fast-track-little-while <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday she would step off the fast track "for a little while" when she leaves the State Department but she gave no hint as to whether she may ultimately run again for U.S. president.</p> <p>Speaking to reporters for the first time since a stomach virus, concussion and blood clot kept her out of public view for nearly a month, Clinton said she wanted to ensure a seamless transition to Senator John Kerry, who has been nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed her.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/clinton-says-she-will-step-fast-track-little-while" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Clinton Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics United States Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 18:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732265 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton to testify on Benghazi attack on Jan. 23 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/clinton-testify-benghazi-attack-jan-23 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - After a month's delay for health reasons, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify before a congressional committee on Jan. 23 to answer questions about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.</p> <p>Clinton was originally due to appear before the committee on Dec. 20 but had to cancel after she suffered a concussion when she fainted due to dehydration. Doctors later found she had a blood clot in her head and hospitalized her for several days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/clinton-testify-benghazi-attack-jan-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Hillary Clinton International relations Labor Law Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 01:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734505 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton defends her handling of Benghazi attack in testimony http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/clinton-defends-her-handling-benghazi-attack-testimony <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday defended her handling of the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi that killed four Americans, an event that threatens to stain her legacy at the State Department.</p> <p>Clinton cast the incident, the first in which a U.S. ambassador was killed since 1988, as part of a long history of such violence as well as the result of regional instability since the Arab Spring of popular revolutions began in 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/clinton-defends-her-handling-benghazi-attack-testimony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:45:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738321 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton says she never saw security requests for Benghazi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/clinton-says-she-never-saw-security-requests-benghazi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said she never saw the requests for additional security for the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, which was attacked in September, because they were handled by other State Department officials and normally would not reach her level.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/clinton-says-she-never-saw-security-requests-benghazi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hillary Clinton Military dictatorship Political geography War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 15:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738339 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Clinton forcefully defends handling of Benghazi attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-clinton-chokes-she-defends-handling-benghazi-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Clinton is fierce and emotional in congressional testimony</p> <p>* September attack in Libya killed U.S. ambassador, three others</p> <p>* Republican senator says he would have fired Clinton (Adds details)</p> <p>By Arshad Mohammed and Tabassum Zakaria</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday forcefully defended her handling of the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi and denied any effort to mislead the American people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-clinton-chokes-she-defends-handling-benghazi-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton John McCain Politics Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:00:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738357 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton says US cannot allow northern Mali to be terrorism base http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/clinton-says-us-cannot-allow-northern-mali-be-terrorism-base <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The United States cannot permit northern Mali to become a safe-haven for Islamist rebels that could eventually pose a more direct threat to U.S. interests, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Clinton, testifying to a Senate committee about the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, called the growing international campaign against Islamist fighters in northern Mali a response to "a very serious, ongoing threat."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/clinton-says-us-cannot-allow-northern-mali-be-terrorism-base" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hillary Clinton Islam Politics War War on Terror Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:15:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738364 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Clinton: US cannot allow northern Mali to be terrorism base http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-clinton-us-cannot-allow-northern-mali-be-terrorism-bas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Clinton says al Qaeda a "brand name" in North Africa</p> <p>* Weapons from Libya said going into Mali, Algeria (Adds quotes, updates throughout)</p> <p>By Andrew Quinn</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The United States cannot permit northern Mali to become a safe-haven for Islamist rebels who could eventually pose a more direct threat to U.S. interests, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-clinton-us-cannot-allow-northern-mali-be-terrorism-bas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Hillary Clinton Islam Politics War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 23:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738592 at http://www.globalpost.com COLUMN - The Hillary doctrine? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/column-the-hillary-doctrine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(David Rohde is a Reuters columnist but his opinions are his own.)</p> <p>By David Rohde</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 24 (Reuters) - The partisan political theater, of course, was top-notch. Rand Paul's declaration that he would have fired Hillary Clinton; her angry rebuttal of Ron Johnson's insistence that the administration misled the American people about the Benghazi attack; John McCain's continued - and legitimate - outrage at the slapdash security the State Department provided for its employees.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/column-the-hillary-doctrine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hillary Clinton Islam Labor Law Politics United States War Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 22:30:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739112 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama, Clinton to give joint TV interview to air on Sunday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/obama-clinton-give-joint-tv-interview-air-sunday <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will give a joint interview to CBS's "60 Minutes" news program that will air on Sunday, the White House said.</p> <p>The interview, to be conducted at the White House on Friday, comes as Clinton prepares to step down and the Senate confirmation process moves forward for U.S. Senator John Kerry, picked by Obama as her successor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/obama-clinton-give-joint-tv-interview-air-sunday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Politics Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739342 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Obama, Clinton all smiles in joint interview http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-obama-clinton-all-smiles-joint-interview <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Recasts with comments from interview)</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Bitter rivals in the 2008 presidential campaign, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kept smiling at each other in a joint interview to CBS that Clinton said would have seemed "improbable" years ago.</p> <p>"It has been a great collaboration over the last four years. I'm going to miss her," Obama said in a televised excerpt from the CBS "60 Minutes" program that will air on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-obama-clinton-all-smiles-joint-interview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Politics Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 01:45:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739730 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton coy about political future in joint interview with Obama http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/clinton-coy-about-political-future-joint-interview-obama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Refrains from "predictions" about political future</p> <p>* Many Democrats want her to run for president in 2016</p> <p>* Says "lingering effects" from concussion "will disappear"</p> <p>* Obama scolds "incorrigible" press for 2016 election talk</p> <p>By Roberta Rampton</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/clinton-coy-about-political-future-joint-interview-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics Presidents of the United Nations Security Council United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:30:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740293 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton says she doesn't see 'getting back into politics' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/clinton-says-she-doesnt-see-getting-back-politics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday cast doubt on speculation she might run for the White House in 2016.</p> <p>In an interview taped for National Public Radio, Clinton was asked what questions she needs to answer for herself as she decides whether to run for president.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/clinton-says-she-doesnt-see-getting-back-politics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hillary Clinton Politics Politics of the United States United States Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 02:00:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741335 at http://www.globalpost.com US will lead the 21st century: Clinton in last speech http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/us-will-lead-the-21st-century-clinton-last-speech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday took issue with critics who say US global power is waning, arguing in her final public speech in office that America will continue to lead the 21st century.</p> <p>But on the day before she officially steps down, Clinton called for the nation's institutions and relationships to be modernized, saying what was needed was "a new architecture for this new world. More Frank Gehry than formal Greek."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/us-will-lead-the-21st-century-clinton-last-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics of the United States Presidents of the United Nations Security Council AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:45:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742199 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton: window for Iran talks can't stay open 'too much longer' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/clinton-window-iran-talks-cant-stay-open-too-much-longer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The window for negotiations with Iran about its nuclear program cannot stay open for "too much longer," outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Thursday but she declined to provide a deadline.</p> <p>"I don't think the window can remain open for too much longer (but) I am not going to put days, weeks or months on it," Clinton told a small group of reporters on her second-to-last day as the chief U.S. diplomat. (Reporting By Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Sandra Maler)</p> Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:45:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742351 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Iran stepping up Syria support, Clinton warns http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/urgent-iran-stepping-syria-support-clinton-warns <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Iran is stepping up its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad while Russia is continuing to send money and arms to the regime, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned Thursday.</p> <p>"The Iranians have made it clear for some time that keeping Assad in power was one of their highest priorities. We believe they have acted on that by sending in more personnel, not only to help Assad, but to support and advise military security forces," Clinton said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/urgent-iran-stepping-syria-support-clinton-warns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Assad family Hillary Clinton Middle East AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:15:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742353 at http://www.globalpost.com