Hillary

Argument

The Empire Makes Nice

Is it time for a Venezuela reset?

Michael Shifter |

Feature

The Inside Story of How the White House Let Diplomacy Fail in Afghanistan

"My time in the Obama administration turned out to be a deeply disillusioning experience."

Vali Nasr |

Argument

Can Kerry Fill Clinton's Shoes?

Times have changed when the foreign policy world is wondering if a man can do a woman’s job.

Tamara Cofman Wittes |

Slide Show

Secretary of Schlep

Hillary Clinton traveled to 112 countries -- we made an awesome slide show.

Slide Show |

Argument

The Year in Quotes

The 20 most puzzling, hypocritical, and revealing things said about U.S. foreign policy in 2012.

Micah Zenko |

Reality Check

Untouchable

Why Hillary Clinton is the Teflon secretary.

Aaron David Miller |

Terms of Engagement

Secretaries of Safe

Obama’s likely national security picks are going to reinforce his innate caution -- for better and for worse.

James Traub |

Argument

Overdone Turkey

The hype about Ankara as a regional leader is way overblown.

Steven A. Cook |

Slide Show

Happy Birthday, Madam Secretary

Fourteen of the best images of Hillary Clinton as she celebrates her 65th birthday.

Slide Show |

Rebuttal

The Pivot to Economics

The State Department is hard at work integrating economics into U.S. foreign policy.

Heidi Crebo-Rediker |

Argument

Is America Ready for a Male Secretary of State?

Running Foggy Bottom is a tough job -- maybe too tough for a man.

John Norris |

Letters

Assessing Hillary

Is America's 67th secretary of state a Seward or a Powell?

Adrienne Klasa |

Christian Caryl

Talking a Great Game

So far, Washington's pivot to Asia has included a lot of work on security and trade. Democracy, not so much.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Abandoning Sergei Magnitsky

Why is Hillary Clinton giving up on human rights in Russia?

Jamison Firestone |

Argument

Debating Hillary

Has Hillary Clinton -- the subject of a major new profile in Foreign Policy -- been a good secretary of state? Seven top foreign-policy watchers assess her legacy.

Adrienne Klasa |

Feature

Head of State

Hillary Clinton, the blind dissident, and the art of diplomacy in the Twitter era.

Susan B. Glasser |

Interview

Old-Fashioned Diplomacy in the<br/>Twitter Age

An exclusive interview with the secretary of state.

Susan B. Glasser |

Reality Check

The Enemy in Foggy Bottom?

Fine, Secretary Romney is a bad idea. But there are plenty of good reasons that presidents should cross the aisle when picking a secretary of state.

Aaron David Miller |

Reality Check

What It Takes to Be a Great Secretary of State

(And why we can't have one in the Obama administration.)

Aaron David Miller |

Slide Show

The World in Photos This Week

A tragedy in Toulouse, spring has sprung, and a general testifies.

Slide Show |

Argument

Realpolitik and the Myanmar Spring

Wondering why Hillary Clinton is in Myanmar right now? Hint: it's all about China.

Bertil Lintner |

Photo Essay

Tour the South China Sea

A visual guide to understanding the conflict.

Philip Walker |

Small Wars

This Week at War: The Long Shadow of Battles Past

What lessons can we learn from the way the U.S. ends its wars?

Robert Haddick |

Argument

Memo to Madam Secretary: First, Do No Harm

Hillary Clinton's first visit to a changed Arab world is full of promise and peril.

Aaron David Miller |

Dispatch

Cristina Gets Her Handshake

But it won't do her any good. Why the Clinton visit isn’t enough to bolster Argentina's sagging president.

Anna Petherick |

Argument

Uribe Checks Out

Washington's most reliable ally in Latin America, the Colombian president, is on his way out. That's a good thing.

Adam Isacson |

Document

Remarks on the Future of European Security

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at France's L'Ecole Militaire on Jan. 29, 2010.

Elizabeth Dickinson |

Photo Essay

Hillary in Africa

Three weeks after U.S. President Barack Obama visited Africa, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton returned to the region for a sweeping, 11-day, seven-country tour. What both dignitaries shared, besides rock star-worthy receptions, was a rhetoric urging political reform, extolling good governance, and affirming Africa's "promise."

Aditi Nangia |

Feature

Who's Lobbying for the Coup?

How a Washington split on Honduras policy came to be.

Elizabeth Dickinson |