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Hard Choices : A Memoir - Hillary Rodham Clinton


Published: 10th June 2014
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The many dramatic moments of Secretary Hillary Clinton's tenure as Secretary of State frame her thoughts about the recent history of US foreign policy and the urgent, on-going need for American leadership in a changing world. In this truly global work, Hillary Clinton writes about her role in, and reflects on, such critical events as the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the overthrow of the Qaddafi regime in Libya, the transitions in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring, the pivot to the Asia-Pacific, the rise of new powers such as China, Brazil, Turkey and India, the building of diplomatic coalitions to deal with Iran and North Korea, and America's relations with important allies around the world.

Secretary Clinton also addresses many of the major trends reshaping the global landscape of the 21st century including trends in economics, energy and climate change, democracy and human rights, the critical role of women and girls, technology and innovation, and health and human development.

Throughout, Secretary Clinton offers vivid personal anecdotes and memories of her collaboration with President Obama and his National Security team, as well as her engagement with leaders around the world.

About the Author

HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON served as the US Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013 after nearly four decades in public service as an advocate, attorney, First Lady, and Senator. She is the author of several bestselling books, including her memoir, Living History, and her groundbreaking work on children, It Takes a Village.


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      bought for a friend for a birthday present. She is interested in politics and I thought this would perfect, have not read it myself.

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      To its credit, Clinton s memoir is serious, sober and substantive .No fair-minded reader could finish this book and doubt Clinton s essential command of the issues, whatever one might think of her solutions for them. She roams widely and delves into war and peace, terrorism and Russia, economic development and women s rights. She knows the players and the history. --Peter Baker "New York Times Book Review ""

      ISBN: 9781476751443
      ISBN-10: 1476751447
      Audience: General
      Format: Hardcover
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 688
      Published: 10th June 2014
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Country of Publication: US
      Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3  x 5.3
      Weight (kg): 1.07