Tales from the Trail

Clinton jokes about Yemen stumble

January 12, 2011

Call it the Trip.

USA-YEMEN/Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, wrapping up a high-stakes trip to Yemen to discuss counter-terrorism cooperation on Wednesday, stumbled briefly upon re-entering her airplane. Clinton was unhurt and newswise it was a non-event — except that it was captured by television cameras.

United States 0-2 in world sports arena

December 2, 2010

The United States has now lost out on two huge world sporting events in the past two years. And in each instance to first-time winners.

State Department revs up NASCAR Diplomacy

November 12, 2010


Foggy Bottom, rev your engines.

The U.S. State Department, for the first time ever, is turning to NASCAR to help get America’s message across.