Hillary Clinton

Global Politics

Hillary Clinton in Jerusalem

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Israeli leaders in Jerusalem today. Clinton stressed that Israel could count on continued support from the US, but also said the Obama Administration will work hard towards an independent Palestinian state.

Issues topping US election

The war in Iraq topped the political agenda when Americans elected a new Congress 15 months ago, but as voters in 24 states prepare for tomorrow's Super Tuesday presidential primaries and caucuses.

Global Politics

Obama foreign policy

As the now presumptive Democratic nominee, Barack Obama took his turn speaking at the pro-Israel AIPAC conference today and he called for "aggressive, principled diplomacy" in dealing with the threat from Iran, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Global Politics

Climate deal might have to wait

Hillary Clinton told the Climate Change Summit that the US was prepared to mobilize $100 billion a year for developing countries. Doubts grow over whether the summit will achieve its goals of cuts in emissions. The World's Peter Thomson is in Copenhagen.

Conflict & Justice

First-time voters

1.4 million legal immigrants applied for US citizenship last year, and the vast majority were Latinos; spurred by frustration over immigration reform, many legal residents decided to become citizens and cast their vote

Global Politics

Obama's stance on Iraq

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has built his political message on Iraq around a theme: bringing American troops home, but the Illinois senator has begun to moderate his position