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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responds forcefully to intense questioniing on the September attacks on U.S. diplomatic sites in Benghazi, Libya, during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responds forcefully to intense questioniing on the September attacks on U.S. diplomatic sites in Benghazi, Libya, during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Clinton follows Harper’s lead in comparing Putin to Hitler

Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has set the world on edge and unleashed a war of words.

There’s none more incendiary than comparing Moscow’s aggression in the Crimea to Adolf Hitler’s 1938 annexation of the Sudetenland in the years leading to the Second World War.

The Canadian government appears to be the first Group of Eight country to publicly make this analogy as pressure builds on the Russian leadership.