Subscribe Register Login

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 8:09 a.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Hillary Clinton proud of diplomatic accomplishments

By The Associated Press

This article was published May 27, 2014 at 8:19 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton writes in new excerpts from her forthcoming book that she wishes she could go back and reconsider some of her past decisions but she is "proud of what we accomplished" during her time as secretary of state.

Clinton, a potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, writes in an author's note released Tuesday that her four years running the State Department for President Barack Obama taught her about the United States' "exceptional strengths and what it will take for us to compete and thrive at home and abroad."

"As is usually the case with the benefit of hindsight, I wish we could go back and revisit certain choices. But I'm proud of what we accomplished," Clinton writes. "This century began traumatically for our country, with the terrorist attacks on 9/11, the long wars that followed, and the Great Recession. We needed to do better, and I believe we did."

Hard Choices, Clinton's book about her time at the State Department, will be released June 10. The book arrives as the former first lady considers another White House campaign and as Republicans seek to question her handling of the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, and other decisions on her watch.

In the excerpts, Clinton writes that she didn't write the book for followers of "Washington's long-running soap opera," but Americans and people everywhere who are trying to make sense of a rapidly changing world.

Comments on: Hillary Clinton proud of diplomatic accomplishments

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2 total comments

DontDrinkDatKoolAid says... May 27, 2014 at 1:05 p.m.

Her diplomatic accomplishments? What were they?

( | suggest removal )

Pobucker says... May 27, 2014 at 1:52 p.m.

Yeah, what difference does it make?

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Journeyman plumber

    Faulkner Plumbing & Mechanical Inc. looking for qualified J...
    MAYFLOWER, AR

  • Teacher

    avantage point of northwest arkansas Is seeking qualified ap...
    FAYETTEVILLE, AR

  • Sales professionals

    SalesProfessionalsNow is a great time to join the Rausch Col...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Crane operator

    schueck steel Steel construction company seeking a for var...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Certified pipe fitter and welders

    for Industrial Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel Welding. Pa...
    HEBER SPRINGS, AR

Search 816 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online