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Hard Choices

Hard Choices

by Hillary Rodham Clinton,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 26, 2014

By now it is clear that "Hard Choices" (Simon & Schuster, $35), Hillary Rodham Clinton's memoir of her tenure as secretary of state, did not change the narrative. To be sure, Mrs. Clinton acknowledges, more forcefully than in the past, that her 2002 vote in the U.S. Senate authorizing President Bush to use military force against Iraq was a mistake, "plain and simple" and reveals that she pushed for the vetting, training and arming of opponents of Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad; and takes credit for brokering the cease-fire that ended hostilities in Gaza in 2011.


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