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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Jan 31, 2012 — To do otherwise would mean becoming "complicit in the continuing violence there," she says. "We all know that change is coming to Syria," Clinton added. "The question is how many more innocent civilians will die."
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Jan 30, 2012 — "The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the escalation of the Syrian regime's violent and brutal attacks on its own people," Clinton says.
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Dec 2, 2011 — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's visit to Myanmar, also known as Burma, has again focused attention on what to call that nation. For some, it's a political issue.
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Dec 1, 2011 — It speaks volumes about the purpose and meaning of the first visit to Myanmar by an American secretary of state in more than five decades. Aung San Suu Kyi is a living symbol of the struggle there for human rights and democracy.
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Nov 30, 2011 — American officials are encouraged by recent signs of reform in the country also known as Burma, but want to see if they're real and if they last.
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Nov 18, 2011 — Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the first secretary of state to visit the former Burma in 50 years. President Obama says democracy activist and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi told him she supports having Clinton come.
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May 27, 2011 — Even as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling the killing of Osama bin Laden a "turning point" in U.S.-Pakistani relations, many there are insisting that the al-Qaida leader is still alive.
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Feb 15, 2011 — And in a line that's already getting into headlines, Clinton will pledge that the U.S. will work to promote Internet freedom — but caution that: "There is no silver bullet in the struggle against Internet repression. There's no app for that."
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Jan 30, 2011 — "We do not want to send any message about backing forward or backing back," she tells CNN when asked if the U.S. is backing away from the Egyptian leader. What America wants, says Clinton, is "a democratic Egypt."
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