Hillary stands behind Obama (in the literal sense)

Here’s a photo of Secretary Clinton standing behind President Obama at this morning’s announcement about Afghanistan and Pakistan. What do you think Hillary’s thinking? Hillary Clinton stands behind Obama, March 27, 2009 U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about Afghanistan and Pakistan as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates look on ...

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Here's a photo of Secretary Clinton standing behind President Obama at this morning's announcement about Afghanistan and Pakistan.

What do you think Hillary's thinking?

Here’s a photo of Secretary Clinton standing behind President Obama at this morning’s announcement about Afghanistan and Pakistan.

What do you think Hillary’s thinking?

Hillary Clinton stands behind Obama, March 27, 2009

Hillary Clinton stands behind Obama, March 27, 2009

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about Afghanistan and Pakistan as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates look on behind him in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on March 27 in Washington. Obama announced a new strategy consisting of increasing troops in Afghanistan while boosting aid in Pakistan with the hopes of weakening al Qaeda.

Here’s a close-up photo:

Hillary Clinton with James Jones, March 27, 2009

Hillary Clinton with James Jones, March 27, 2009

Clinton and National Security Advisor Gen. James Jones listen to Obama make a statement on Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House in Washington on March 27.

Photos, top to bottom: Mark Wilson/Getty Images, NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. Twitter: @pjaroonFP

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