Clinton contrasts foreign policy vision from Obama


EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton once was President Barack Obama's top diplomat, but she is now laying out some foreign policy disagreements.

Clinton drew some of her sharpest distinctions yet from her former boss in an interview with The Atlantic magazine published while the president is vacationing on Martha's Vineyard.

Clinton offered a rebuke of his cautious approach to global crises and said the U.S. needs an organizing principle beyond "don't do stupid stuff." She's referring to a version of the phrase Obama and his advisers have used privately to describe his approach to foreign policy.

Coincidentally, Clinton plans to be on Martha's Vineyard on Wednesday for a book signing. The White House says Obama has no plans to see her while he's vacationing on the island.

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