Hillary Clinton and the sisterhood

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Hillary Clinton and the sisterhood

A gathering of Washington's most important military leaders doesn't seem like the obvious place to champion the cause of increasing women's power around the world. Nor does Hillary Clinton seem like the obvious choice for an award from the National Defense University.

But in accepting the American Patriot Award -- presented annually to honor leaders who have "strengthened America's strategic interests and advanced global security" -- the former secretary of state, U.S. senator and first lady used the stage Thursday to argue for more women in positions of power.

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