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December 4th, 2009
09:37 AM ET

Exclusive: One-on-one with Secretary Clinton at NATO

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is visiting NATO, meeting with world leaders to get their support for President Obama's surge strategy in Afghanistan.

Our John Roberts is there as well and had the chance to sit down, exclusively, one-on-one with Secretary Clinton. It was a wide-ranging talk. How many NATO troops will member nations commit? What can be done about the violence across the border in Pakistan? And what will the changes mean for U.S. forces already on the ground?

First up, Secretary Clinton talks about how many NATO troops are committed and what that will mean for U.S. forces on the ground.

Next, how the 18-month time line will play out. Plus, the challenge of transitioning power to Afghan forces, and Secretary Clinton responds to criticisms that the U.S. is going to "cut and run."

Lastly, a bit of a light-hearted moment. John asks the secretary of state about her daughter Chelsea's recent engagement.


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soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. Mitchell

    The "vast right wing conspiracy" lie, the "snipergate" and all the other lies she has been caught in. The people that were critical of her that had their lives destroyed. Why does she have any credibility at all.

    December 5, 2009 at 12:06 am |
  2. Lori C.

    I agree with Secretary Clinton. What I can't understand are the people who feel we should leave now. Do these people not understand that that country will fill up with terrorists and be a hotbed for the drug trade and do these people think that the terrorists will just forget about attacking the US from now on??? I would love nothing more than to bring every soldier home and be done with war but it's not possible. AS horrible as it is we have to stay and get this country on the right track so we don't have to sit and wait for the terrorists to come for us all over here in the united states.

    December 4, 2009 at 12:44 pm |