CNN.com ran their own article. They were a little kinder. Here is a quote:
There is little doubt that
was an exceptionally activist first lady. She was the first to set up shop in a West Wing office alongside other White House policymakers, and immediately was in the thick of domestic policy deliberations, most notably her long and unsuccessful fight for health care reform. Clinton
Clintonalso took a keen interest in foreign policy, traveling to more than 80 countries, with her husband and alone, to promote policy and the cause of women and children. U.S.
Clintonis taking credit for accomplishing more than some of those who were active in foreign policy during the years recall. Clinton
In some cases, CNN found a lack of clarity on her real involvement in foreign policy affairs. But in other cases, her claims do seem to check out fairly well.Basically, if former foreign policy experts are now Clinton supporters, they say she had a big impact. However, if they are now Obama supporters, they question her role and her claims.