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Secretary Clinton on Extremists

January 10, 2011

During a trip to Abu Dhabi, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and said extremists must be stopped – both in the Middle East and back home.

Giffords is a “wonderful, incredibly brave, young woman congressmember” who was shot by an “extremist,” Clinton said.

She said that all societies have extremists, but with openness and tolerance, they can be defeated.

“Rather than standing off from each other, we should work to try to prevent the extremists anywhere from being able to commit violence,” she said.

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