Madam Secretary

Clinton has ‘zero tolerance’ for guards’ lewd behavior

A briefing of Clinton news: •Afghanistan: U.S. State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said Secretary Clinton has “zero tolerance” for the lewd, disgusting behavior of private security guards at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan. •Honduras: Today in Washington Clinton meets with Manuel Zelaya, the ousted Honduran president seen at left a few weeks before he was ...

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A briefing of Clinton news:

•Afghanistan: U.S. State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said Secretary Clinton has "zero tolerance" for the lewd, disgusting behavior of private security guards at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan.

•Honduras: Today in Washington Clinton meets with Manuel Zelaya, the ousted Honduran president seen at left a few weeks before he was removed from office. If the State Department formally declares that his ouster was a coup, then U.S. foreign aid to Honduras will be suspended.

A briefing of Clinton news:

•Afghanistan: U.S. State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said Secretary Clinton has “zero tolerance” for the lewd, disgusting behavior of private security guards at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan.

Hillary Clinton, Manuel Zelaya, June 2, 2009 | ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images •Honduras: Today in Washington Clinton meets with Manuel Zelaya, the ousted Honduran president seen at left a few weeks before he was removed from office. If the State Department formally declares that his ouster was a coup, then U.S. foreign aid to Honduras will be suspended.

•Chelsea: August passed, and contrary to rumors, daughter Chelsea did not get married, even though the Washington Post provided instructions on how to have a secret wedding.

•Bill: No. 7 on Politico‘s list of “21 Things You Can’t Say to the President on His Summer Vacation“: “President [Bill] Clinton called and says he is willing to fly to Afghanistan to investigate allegations of wild parties in Kabul. He’s called four times, in fact.”

•Op-ed: A fan of Madam Secretary has written an op-ed, “Clinton Has Her Own Problems,” that discusses, among other things, the secretary of state’s difficulties in filling vacant State Department positions due to the onerous security-clearance process.

Photo: ORLANDO SIERRA/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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