July 15th, 2012
01:20 PM ET

Clinton urges smooth Egypt transition

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Sunday with the head of Egypt's military leadership, a day after she urged the country's first democratically elected president to "assert the full authority" of his office.

Clinton's meeting with Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, held out of the view of reporters, came amid a political tug of war between President Mohamed Morsy and the military council that Tantawi heads.

Elise Labott assesses Hillary Clinton's diplomatic mission to Egypt following the secretary of state's meeting with the military.

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  1. Manolo

    If I were to go back to China you know what my real reason would be? puimkn yummy yum yum, good bubble tea, and juice lady! and fried banana and condensed milk. and random instrument sellers on the corner. oh yeah. and you.

    July 31, 2012 at 10:37 pm | Reply
  2. Jannani

    Hillary "The Corpse" Clinton, fresh from the killing fields of Syria must have felt right at home sitting next to another mass-murderer the draculian manifestation Field Marshall Hussein Tantawi; a decorated pimp extrodinaire!I, am sure they showed each other their Skull-N-Crossbone tattoo ink jobs, while complimenting each others body-count stats on regime-change techniques.Hillary's precence must always trigger the opening of the windows and turning up the air-conditioner to clear the room of the stinch of fresh blood and corpse stinch.What beacons of Democracy these two psychopaths make during a era of western Middle East revolutionary uprisings!

    July 16, 2012 at 1:33 am | Reply
  3. melvin polatnick

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    July 15, 2012 at 5:04 pm | Reply
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  6. saeed

    hillary clinton cant do anything usa and britain are to weak to take on the red army and the chinese pla we talk about countrys that put people in space we are talking about countrys that build there own space stations we are talking about countrys that send submarines over 7000m below the oceans of this planet.

    July 15, 2012 at 3:21 pm | Reply

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