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Clinton in memoir: US still 'indispensable nation'

Published on May 28, 2014 1:06 AM

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Hillary Clinton has dismissed accusations of US decline in her forthcoming memoir, arguing in excerpts released on Tuesday that America remains the world's uniquely reliable problem-solver.

"Talk of America's decline has become commonplace, but my faith in our future has never been greater," wrote Clinton, widely seen as the Democratic frontrunner for the 2016 presidential race, in the author's note of her book "Hard Choices."

Publisher Simon & Schuster released the note on its website ahead of the memoir's June 10 release, and what is expected to be a high-profile book tour by Clinton in which she could frame the narrative of a potential second run for the White House.

She said she decided to chronicle her experiences as US Secretary of State to let people recognize that the United States "still has what it takes to lead."

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