New emails made public Monday indicate Hillary Clinton needed her State Department aides to explain issues to her carefully because she was "often confused."

In an exchange from January 2013, Huma Abedin, then Clinton's deputy chief of staff, reminded another aide that it was "very important" to "go over" the subject of phone calls Clinton was slated to make.

"She's often confused," Abedin wrote.

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Monica Hanley, another Clinton aide, noted the former secretary of state was "in bed for a nap" by the time she attempted to reach Clinton about the calls.

The emails, obtained by Judicial Watch through the Freedom of Information Act, shed new light on how Clinton's staff kept her up to date on international events.

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