AP - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Saturday of a brewing "perfect storm" of economic woes, political repression and popular discontent across the Middle East and urged regional leaders to embrace democratic reforms despite risks of short-term instability.
Hillary Clinton has accused Republicans of pursuing “scorched earth” politics at her first campaign event in five years, raising hopes among supporters that she is preparing to run for US president in 2016.
At a rally in Virginia on Saturday night, the former secretary of state warned that the Republican Party’s Right wing was determined to “hijack this great experiment” of America.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's two brothers, Tony and Hugh Rodham, could be a problem for her presidential campaign. Over the years, the pair have been at the center of multiple controversies for their business dealings and Republicans are already using them to attack Clinton.
The United States called on Middle East leaders to heed popular unrest in the region, as key regional ally Israel Wednesday sent Defense Minister Ehud Barak to Washington for top-level talks.Despite a push by US officials on Egypt to begin enacting reforms and broaden dialogue with opposition groups, Vice President Omar Suleiman warned against such a "hasty" move that he said would lead to even more unrest.Barak was to arrive later Wednesday for talks that Israeli media said would center on the unfolding crisis in Egypt, continuing into its third week.
Carey Mulligan has turned down the chance to star as Hillary Clinton in Rodham, a forthcoming biopic of the former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday warned Internet firms to avoid offering the "tools of oppression" to authoritarian Middle East regimes trying to crush democracy protests.Clinton urged private companies to "embrace (their) role in protecting Internet freedom" and ensure protection of ordinary people as well as political activists.Speaking at an Internet conference in The Hague, the chief US diplomat cited cases where "companies' products and services were used as tools of oppression," without naming the companies.