Clinton is going to Germany, and other assorted links

Hillary Clinton, Nuri al-Maliki, Oct. 19, 2009 | JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images   •Secretary Clinton will be in Germany next month to attend a “freedom party” to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Giant dominoes will tumble to symbolize the fall. •Clinton met with Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, above, this afternoon ...

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Secretary Clinton will be in Germany next month to attend a "freedom party" to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Giant dominoes will tumble to symbolize the fall.

Clinton met with Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, above, this afternoon in Washington.

Hillary Clinton, Nuri al-Maliki, Oct. 19, 2009 | JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton, Nuri al-Maliki, Oct. 19, 2009 | JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
 

Secretary Clinton will be in Germany next month to attend a “freedom party” to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Giant dominoes will tumble to symbolize the fall.

Clinton met with Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, above, this afternoon in Washington.

A Washington Post editorial commends Clinton for promoting democracy in Russia.

Clinton pens an op-ed on world hunger and food security.

Clinton unveiled the Sudan policy review with Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and Scott Gration, the special envoy for Sudan.

In London, The Times reports that Clinton was snubbed by Putin when she was in Russia last week to push sanctions against Iran.

Clinton got a “mixed bag” of diplomatic results in Russia last week, writes FP Shadow Government blogger David J. Kramer.

Photo: JIM WATSON/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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