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US pushing 'jobs diplomacy' after costly wars: Clinton

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US foreign policy is being reoriented to promote American economic interests after Washington was tied down by two wars in the past decade, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Saturday. 

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, pictured before her speach at Singapore Management University, on November 17. Clinton arrived in Singapore on November 16 for consultations with the city-state's leaders, ahead of an Asia-Pacific summit in Cambodia with President Barack Obama.

"We are shaping our foreign policy to account for both the economics of power and the power of economics," she said in a speech in Singapore ahead of a an Asia-Pacific summit in Cambodia to be attended by President Barack Obama.

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