The diplomat-in-residence at Yale, Charles Hill served in the State Department as special adviser to Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Shultz.
Asked after a recent taping of Uncommon Knowledge how he would rate the present Secretary of State, Amb. Hill gave her qualified praise, explaining that Hillary Clinton represents a much stouter advocate of American interests than the president she serves. In his words:
She's doing a first-rate job with a third-rate agenda.