In Kabul, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces that Afghanistan is now a "major non-NATO ally" alongside Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
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July 7, 2012 The country has been designated a "major non-NATO ally," which will facilitate defense and security cooperation between the countries even after the U.S. withdraws combat troops.
December 12, 2011 The United States is officially asking Iran for the return of a drone surveillance aircraft lost earlier this month, although officials do not have high hopes that the U.S. will ever see it again.
November 8, 2011 Will the secretary of state replace Joe Biden in 2012? Reporter Bob Woodward floated that scenario a year ago. What does he actually know, and how does he knows it.
November 7, 2011 This week's Political Junkie column: President Obama says Joe Biden is doing a great job as vice president. Biden says he will run again in 2012. Hillary Clinton says rumors of her replacing Biden on the ticket are nonsense. And they are. So why doesn't this story go away?
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June 15, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the Political Junkie, and Hillary Clinton's message to Africa. In the second hour, how to be a traveler, not a tourist, and fallout from a fake lesbian blogger.
December 3, 2010 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said her current public post was likely her last. She seemed to keep the door ajar, however, by saying "probably."
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
November 30, 2010 Clinton to Kazakhstan
October 18, 2010 The Hillary Clinton for Joe Biden job swap may be an obsession for political writers, but there is no indication that it is seriously being considered. But history shows that other VPs have indeed been dumped.
October 6, 2010 Someone really wants Hillary Clinton as vice president because that rumor keeps getting pushed. It started during the 2008 campaign, died down and resurfaced when President Obama's poll numbers dropped.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition roundtable.
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September 29, 2010 US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton says Pakistan needs to raise its taxes. She says it's one of her "pet peeves" that countries who want American help don't tax themselves.
July 14, 2010 The U.S. and South Korea are expected to approve a set of joint military exercises next week.
April 16, 2010 Two years ago today, Hillary Clinton goes on the offensive against Barack Obama in a debate.
July 21, 2009 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls it Burma. But when her words are reported on NPR, the network refers to the country in Southeast Asia as Myanmar. A listener doesn't like it. "In clips included as part of every NPR newscast I have heard...
December 17, 2008 A round-up of opinion on Caroline Kennedy's interest in Hillary Clinton's senate seat.
September 3, 2008 Guest host Deborah Amos blogs about how, like Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin is changing how people think about politics.
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