As we approach the end of 2009, perhaps it’s time to reflect back on an eventful and noteworthy year for U.S. foreign policy. 2009 began with the appointment of Hillary Rodham Clinton as the 67th U.S. Secretary of State. Since her appointment, Secretary Clinton has visited 44 countries during 17 international trips, traveling 206,799 miles. During those trips, Secretary Clinton attended several important events and addressed many issues critical to U.S. foreign policy.
What International Event of 2009 Left the Greatest Impact on U.S. Foreign Policy? Why?