Hillary gets a breather

Hillary Clinton with Stephen Smith, April 8, 2009 In the photo above from yesterday, Secretary Clinton meets with Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith at the State Department in Washington. The two had a bilateral. Today, though, it appears that Clinton gets a bit of a breather from bilateral-filled days. Her official schedule:  Co-Host Australia-U.S. Ministerial Meeting ...

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WASHINGTON - APRIL 08: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with Stephen Smith, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia, at the State Department on April 8, 2009 in Washington, DC. The two counterparts met for a bilateral meeting. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

In the photo above from yesterday, Secretary Clinton meets with Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith at the State Department in Washington. The two had a bilateral. Today, though, it appears that Clinton gets a bit of a breather from bilateral-filled days. Her official schedule

Co-Host Australia-U.S. Ministerial Meeting (AUSMIN) with Defense Secretary Gates
AUSMIN schedule includes the following:
9:00 a.m. Opening Session

Hillary Clinton with Stephen Smith, April 8, 2009

Hillary Clinton with Stephen Smith, April 8, 2009

In the photo above from yesterday, Secretary Clinton meets with Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith at the State Department in Washington. The two had a bilateral. Today, though, it appears that Clinton gets a bit of a breather from bilateral-filled days. Her official schedule

Co-Host Australia-U.S. Ministerial Meeting (AUSMIN) with Defense Secretary Gates
AUSMIN schedule includes the following:
9:00 a.m. Opening Session

12:30 p.m. Working Lunch

3:30 p.m. (approx.) Joint Press Availability 

Photo: Mark Wilson/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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