Hillary Clinton became America's top diplomat

Bill Neely

Former International Editor

US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, meets former First Minister David Trimble (left). Credit: PA Wire

Hillary Clinton wanted to be President but she became America's top diplomat instead.

Following a rock star welcome at the normally staid State department, her job was to reset America's relations around the world after eight bruising years of Bush.

And she travelled as few have to become President Obama's best weapon.